By Laide Akniboade
The Ambassador of Nigeria in Doha, Qatar, Amb. Abdullahi Bawa Wase is dead.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Abuja, which confirmed the incident in a statement said Wase, a non-career Ambassador, from Plateau State, has been sick for a while until his death last Friday night.
The statement said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, received the news of Wase’s death with shock and prayed that God grant his family and the Nation the fortitude to bear the great loss.
The late Ambassador is to be buried in Doha at 7.00pm (local time) today Saturday.