Walter Carrington, former US envoy to Nigeria is dead. This was contained in a press statement released to media houses in Nigeria by his wife, Arese Carrington.
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. 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.
“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.
Walter Carrington is a member of the democratic party and served as US Ambassador to Nigeria between 1993 to 1997 during the Sani Abacha rule. He joined in the Nigeria struggle to enthrone democracy and is a popular figure in the country.
he lived in Nigeria since the late 60s and is married to Arese Carrington from Edo State Nigeria.