A former United States ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, is dead.
The announcement was made by his wife, Arese Carrington, in a press release.
She said, “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.
“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.”
She further stated in the release that “He passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones at the age of 90yrs old on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020.”
“Further announcements will be made shortly”