Nigeria’s ambassador to Qatar, Abdullahi Bawa Wase, is dead. Wase, according to spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Tope Elias-Fatile, died of an undisclosed illness.
He was a non-career diplomat and hailed from Plateau State. He was due for burial last night in Doha, capital of Qatar.
He was appointed by President Mohammadu Buhari in July 2016.