The Nigerian Ambassador to Qatar, Abdullahi Wase is dead. Tope Elias-Fatile, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. Wase, a non-career ambassador from Plateau State, was said to have been sick for a while until his death on Friday night. “The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, received the news of his death with shock and prayed that God grant his family and the nation the fortitude to bear the great loss,” the statement added. The late envoy would be buried in Doha at 7.00pm (local time) today.