Much of the literary community has been mourning the death of Nigerian-Canadian professor, Pius Adesanmi. On Sunday, 10th March 2019, he passed away in a plane crash. He was one of the 197 passengers who died on the Ethiopian Airlines plane which crashed shortly after departing from Addis Ababa. The plane was heading to Nairobi in Kenya when it crashed.
Writers and readers have been mourning on social media. If you can visit Ouida House in Lagos, you will have an opportunity to write in a condolence register that has just been opened for Prof Adesanmi.
Today, Thursday 14th March, 2019, there will be an event in Ouida House for those who’d like to pay their last respects. The wake is titled “An Evening of Reminiscences” It has been organized in loving memory of Professor Pius Adesanmi.
Details of the event are in the flyer above and below.