The Ambassador of Nigeria to Qatar, Abdullahi Abdullahi Wase is dead.
Late Ambassador Wase died Friday night in Doha, the capital of Qatar.
He will be buried today according to Islamic rites.
A statement in Abuja on Saturday by the spokesman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Tope Elias-Fatile confirmed the incident.
Mr. Elias-Fatile said Wase, a non-career ambassador from Plateau State, had been sick for a while until his death on Friday night.