Reports emerging on Thursday morning confirmed that Nigeria’s ambassador to Spain, Demola Seriki, is dead.
Bellnewsonline.com understands that Seriki’s demise was confirmed to newsmen in a terse statement signed by his children on Thursday. The notice said that he died in Madrid, Spain in the early hours of the day.
“It is with heavy hearts and profound gratitude to Almighty Allah that we announce the loss of our much loved and admired patriarch, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend,” the statement reads.
Bellnewsonline.com reports that Seriki, born on November 30, 1959, was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State. He served one time as a Minister of State for Defence.
As Nigeria’s Ambassador to Spain, he had concurrent accreditation as a permanent representative of Nigeria to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).