Ex-US Envoy to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, Dies at 90

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THE DECEASED, FORMER UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA, MR WALTER CARRINGTON
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A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, is dead.

The news of Carrington’s death was disclosed by his wife, Arese, in a statement on Wednesday titled: “Press Release – Ambassador Walter C. Carrington, former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria and Senegal.”

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PHOTO: FORMER UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA, MR WALTER CARRINGTON (middle) WITH WIFE, ARESE; AND Ex-LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR, MR BABATUNDE TUNDE FASHOLA AT A SYMPOSIUM IN LAGOS ON JUNE 01, 2010.

The statement reads: “It is with a heavy and broken heart but with gratitude to God for his life of selfless humanity that I announce the passing of my beloved husband, Walter Carrington, former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria and Senegal.

“He passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones at the age of 90 years old on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020.

“Further announcements will be made shortly.

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“Walter was a loving husband, father, grandfather, cousin, uncle, friend and in-law.

“Ralph Waldo Emerson said…It is not the length of life but the depth of life.

“Walter was fortunate, his life had both length and depth.

Idowu Sowunmi