The Saudi Arabian ambassador to Nigeria, Adnan Bostaji, is dead.
Bostaji, on Tuesday, morning died while sleeping.
The late diplomat was said to have just returned from his country the previous day and was planning to resume office on Tuesday when his lifeless body was confirmed.
“We are right now in the hospital from where we are making arrangement to fly his remain to Saudi Arabia,” a source said.
A statement from the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Abuja 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.”