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Kenyan High Commissioner To Nigeria, Wilfred Machage Is Dead

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Updated February 20, 2022
Ambassador Wilfred Machage (File Photo)

 

The Kenya High Commissioner to Nigeria Hon Dr. Ambassador Wilfred Machage, is dead.

The Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced this in a statement on Saturday.

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“Ambassador Machage collapsed at home and was pronounced dead at hospital shortly thereafter at around 12:30 pm this afternoon in Abuja, Nigeria,” the statement read in part.

“His wife was with him when this unfortunate incident happened”.

Kenya’s Principal Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Macharia Kamau, said the ministry, and the country had lost a dedicated and committed leader.

Ambassador Machage was appointed High Commissioner to Abuja, Nigeria by President Uhuru Kenyatta in January 2018.