Adefuye died of an undisclosed ailment at a hospital in the US yesterday August 27th. He was planning to hand over to a new ambassador when he suddenly died. He was 68 years old.
The erstwhile ambassador, who hailed from Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun state, was a historian by training. He studied at the University of Ibadan where he earned his first degree in 1969 as well as a PhD in history in 1973.