The Nigerian ambassador to Morocco, Mansur Nuhu Bamalli, also known as Magajin Garin Zazzau, has passed away at 42.
The Zazzau Emirate disclosed this in an X post on Friday.
According to the post, Ambassador Mansur passed away on Friday morning at a private hospital in Lagos while in transit to Morocco.
“On a sad note, we announced the death of Ambassador Mansur Nuhu Bamalli, Magajin Garin Zazzau,” the statement read.
However, the cause of Bamalli’s demise was not revealed.
The Zazzau Emirate disclosed that the funeral arrangements for the late ambassador would be communicated.
Bamalli, who is a Prince of Zazzau Emirate in Kaduna State, was appointed by former President Muhammadu Buhari in 2022. He was the biological younger brother to the Emir of Zazzau, in Kaduna.
He served as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs deputy director prior to being appointed. Ambassador Bamalli is survived by his wife and two children.