Nigerian-Canadian professor (1972-2019)
Pius Adebola Adesanmi (27 February 1972 – 10 March 2019) was a Nigerian-born Canadian professor, writer, literary critic, satirist, and columnist. He was the author of Naija No Dey Carry Last. In 2015, he gave a TED talk titled "Africa is the forward that the world needs to face".
|Born||27 February 1972|
|Died||10 March 2019 (aged 47)|
|Alma mater||Titcombe College, Egbe, University of Ilorin, University of Ibadan, University of British Columbia|
|Occupation||Professor, writer, columnist, literary critic, satirist|
Adesanmi died on 10 March 2019, when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed shortly after take-off.
- ↑ "Pius Adesanmi: Nigerian image is a burden" (interview), EverythinLiterature, 1 July 2007.
- ↑ TEDx Talks (2 February 2015), Africa is the forward that the world needs to face | Pius Adesanmi | TEDxEuston, retrieved 20 February 2018
- ↑ "Ottawa professor dies in Ethiopian Airlines crash". CBC News. 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
- In Pius Adesanmi's speech and writing, there is hope for a Pan-African future (February 2016) LSE Summit Interview
- Articles by Pius Adesanmi