The Nigerian Ambassador to Qatar, Amb. Abdullahi Wase is dead.
This was disclsoed in a statement in Abuja on Saturday by the spokesman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tope Elias-Fatile, who said Wase, a non-career ambassador from Plateau State, had been sick for sometime.
The statement said that he died on Friday night.
The late envoy would be buried in Doha at 7.00pm (local time) today, the statement said.
It added, “The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, received the news of his death with shock and prayed that God grant his family and the nation the fortitude to bear the great loss.”