The Kenyan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Wilfred Gisuka Machage, is dead.
According to Sahara Reporters, Machage slumped and was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed his death via a statement.
The statement read, “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs regrets to announce the sudden death of Hon Dr. 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 the hospital shortly thereafter at around 12.30pm this afternoon in Abuja, Nigeria. His wife was with him when this unfortunate incident happened.
“Confirming the passing of Amb. Machage, the Principal Secretary Ambassador, Macharia Kamau said the Ministry and the country had lost a dedicated and committed leader.”