The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed the sudden death of Ambassador Wilfred Machage, Kenya High Commissioner to Nigeria and accredited to 12 other countries in Central and Western Africa.
A statement by the ministry says Ambassador Machage collapsed at home on Saturday and was pronounced dead at half past noon at a hospital shortly thereafter at Abuja.
It explains that his wife was with him when this unfortunate incident happened.
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.