The Nigerian Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire, Ibrahim Isah, is dead.

Isah passed on Tuesday in Abidjan after a protracted illness.

The late Isah, from Niger State, joined the Nigerian Foreign Service in 1983.

He served at the Nigerian High Commission in Sierra Leone, Consulate-General in New York, Jeddah and at the Embassy in China.

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He was the Chargé d’Affaires of the Nigerian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey until his appointment as Ambassador Extraordinary/Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire in 2018.

A statement by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, George Ehidiamen Edokpa, said the minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and members of staff of the ministry received the sad news of his death with great shock.

They prayed that the Almighty God grant his family and the nation the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

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