The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed the death of a Nigerian Immigration attache, Mr. Habibu Almu, at the Nigerian Mission in Khartoum, Sudan
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tope Adeleye Elias-Fatile, confirmed the report in a WhatsApp message on Thursday in Abuja
â€œThe Ministry has received the sad news of the untimely death of the Immigration Attache in our Mission in Khartoum, Sudan.
â€œWe are awaiting further/detailed report from the Mission after which a statement would be issued,â€ Elias-Fatile said.
Reuters had reported that the police were investigating the incident, but provided no details on how he died.
It cited al-Arabiya television of Dubai to have identified the diplomat and described his death as an â€œassassinationâ€. (NAN)