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Pius Adesanmi, Bashau Among Victims of Ethiopian Crash

Two Nigerians are confirmed to be among the 157 passengers and crew that died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 from Addis Ababa to Nairobi that crashed today.

They are Professor Pius Adesanmi, who was carrying a Canadian passport.

The popular columnist and activist teaches at Carlton University in Canada.

The second person is Ambassador Abiodun Bashua of  the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He was carrying a UN passport.

The late Bashua was former UN and AU Deputy Joint Special Representative in Darfur, Sudan.

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