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THOSE WE’VE LOST – National Notables

Those we Lost - Local
Those we Lost - Local

The Men and women we’ve lost during this COVID-19 season.

Jonathan Adewumi

Jonathan Adewumi

This Nigerian-American restaurateur and entrepreneur was the co-owner of popular Brooklyn restaurant Amarachi. Throughout his life, Adewumi was known as a great ambassador for Africa for sharing the wealth and regalness of its history and culture with the American populous. In addition to the restaurant, he was responsible for running the city’s Nigerian Film Festival, as well as a travel business called Homeland Travels and Tours.  In the ’80s and ’90s, he also launched and ran a successful clothing business, Nigerian Fabrics and Fashions with his two siblings. He was born in Nigeria in 1963 and died from the coronavirus on April 14 at the age of 57.


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