THE death of the Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Ibrahim Isah, has been announced.
According to a statement by Spokesperson of the .the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, George Ehidiamen Edokpa, Isah passed on after a protracted illness, on Tuesday, 15 January, 2019 in Abidjan.
He was aged 59 years.
The late Ambassador, a career Diplomat, passed on after a protracted illness, on Tuesday, 15 January, 2019 in Abidjan,
Late Ambassador Ibrahim Isah, who hails from Niger State, joined the Nigerian Foreign Service in 1983.
During his career, the late Ambassador served in different capacities both at Headquarters and in Nigeria’s foreign missions.
He served at the Nigerian High Commission in Sierra Leone, Consulate-General in New York, Jeddah and Embassy in China.
More so, he was Chargé d’Affaires of the Nigerian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey until his appointment as Ambassador Extraordinary/Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire in 2017.
He was happily married and blessed with children.
The statement said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and members of staff of the ministry received the sad news of his death with great shock.
They prayed that the Almighty God grant his family and the nation, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.