Nigerians mourn Pius Adesanmi with a candlelight gathering in Abuja (photos)

Nigerians mourn Pius Adesanmi with a candlelight gathering in Abuja (photos)

Nigerians have continued to pay their heart felt tribute to renowned scholar and social critic, Pius Adesanmi, who lost his life in the Ethiopian Boeing 737 airline crash on Sunday, March 10. A candlelight gathering was held for the late professor in Abuja.

There was a procession for the professor also in Oyo sate on Wednesday, March 13. Lagos session would hold, March 14.

Pius Adesanmi is a Canada-based professor at Carleton University and a writer who has written so much on the Nigerian political system and contemporary issues.

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One of his books, Naija No Dey Carry Last, is a collection of satirical essays on Nigerian political life and what it really means to live in the country.

A Nigerian signing the condolence register of Pius Adesanmi

A Nigerian signing the condolence register of Pius Adesanmi
Source: UGC

Dino Melaye at the gathering

Dino Melaye at the gathering
Source: UGC

Another Nigerian at the procession signing the condolence register

Another Nigerian at the procession signing the condolence register
Source: UGC

A woman in deep sorrow at the gathering

A woman in deep sorrow at the gathering
Source: UGC

Another Nigerian signing the register

Another Nigerian signing the register
Source: UGC

Nigerians at the candlelight procession

Nigerians at the candlelight procession
Source: UGC

Nigerians mourning Pius Adesanmi, one of Nigerian relevant social and political critic

Nigerians mourning Pius Adesanmi, one of Nigerian relevant social and political critic
Source: UGC

The candlelight procession for Pius Adesanmi

The candlelight procession for Pius Adesanmi
Source: UGC

The candlelight procession for Pius Adesanmi

The candlelight procession for Pius Adesanmi
Source: UGC

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng, earlier reported that a candlelight gathering was organized in Abuja.

Up until his death, Pius Adesanmi was the director at the Institute of African Studies (IAS) at Carleton University in Canada. He left behind a wife and a little daughter.

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