Former US Ambassador To Nigeria, Walter Carrington Dies At 90

A former United States ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, is dead .
His wife , Arese Carrington, announced the death in an email to The PUNCH on Wednesday , titled , “ Press Release – Ambassador Walter C . Carrington, former U . S . Ambassador to Nigeria and Senegal . ”
She wrote : “ 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 11 th , 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 .
“ God Bless ,
Arese Carrington. ”

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