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Breaking: Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Nigeria dies in his sleep


Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Adnan Bostaji is dead. The envoy died in his sleep in the early hours of Tuesday February 4. Bostaji had only returned to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia on Sunday February 2, before his death. A statement released by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia read; “With the deepest sense of sadness and complete submission to the will of Allah, Royal Embassy announces the passing away of His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Nigeria, Mr. Adnan Mahmoud Bostaji. May his blessed soul rest in peace.”

In a related develepment, the Nigeria’s minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, describe the demise of the Ambassador as a great loss, added that “May the Almighty Allah forgive my good friend and brother Saudi Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Adnan Bin Mahmoud Bostaji. Less thsn 30 hours ago, he sent me a message of greetings. May the Almighty be Merciful to all of us.”

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