Kenya’s Ambassador to Nigeria is dead.
Ambassador Wilfred Machage died of an unknown ailment on Saturday in Abuja.
Machage’s death has been confirmed by Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Also, the Principal Secretary Ambassador
Macharia Kamau said the Ministry and the country had lost a dedicated and committed leader.
The Ministry, in a statement, said it “regrets to announce the sudden death of Ambassador Wilfred Machage, Kenya High Commissioner to Nigeria and accredited to 12 other countries in Central and Western Africa which occurred today.
“Ambassador Machage collapsed at home and was pronounced dead at a hospital shortly after 12.30 pm this afternoon in Abuja, Nigeria. His wife was with him when this unfortunate incident happened.”
Ambassador Machage was appointed High Commissioner to Abuja, Nigeria, by
President Uhuru Kenyatta in January 2018.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs