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The award was conferred on them at the 4th Africa Political Summit and Diamond Awards in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, where the two political figures were hailed for their huge commitments to democracy, freedom of speech and socioeconomic and political developments of their countries.

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission on Tuesday said, Odemu Efe, a Nigerian serving a five-year prison sentence in an Ethopian prison died of HIV/AIDS.

The Commission, however, said contrary to reports on some online blogs that he died of ill treatment and malnourishment, Efe died of HIV/AIDS, according to the death certificate issued by Ethiopian Health Authorities.

Ethiopia have withdrawn as hosts for the continental tournament, which exclusively features players from their respective national championships.