Nigeria’s ambassador to Spain, Demola Seriki, is dead.

The Lagos politician was said to have died in Madrid, Spain. He was aged 63.

His death was announced in a notice signed by his children on Thursday. The notice said that he died in Madrid, Spain in the early hours of the day.

“It is with heavy hearts and profound gratitude to Almighty Allah that we announce the loss of our much-loved and admired patriarch, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, His Excellency, Ambassador Demola Seriki, on December 15, 2022.

“He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in Madrid, Spain,” the notice said.

Born on November 30, 1959, he was a politician, teacher, businessman, and public administrator. He served until his death as the Nigerian ambassador to Spain, a position he assumed in January 2021, with concurrent accreditation as a permanent representative of Nigeria to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. He previously served as Nigeria’s Minister of State for Defence.

 

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