The Ambassador of Nigeria in Qatar, Amb. Abdullahi Wase is dead.
This was confirmed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through its spokesman Tope Elias-Fatile, who said Wase, a non -career ambassador from Plateau State, had been sick for a while until his death on Friday night .
The late envoy would be buried in Doha at 7 . 00pm ( local time ) today .
“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 , ” the statement added.