The Nigerian ambassador to Morocco, Alhaji Mansur Nuhu Bamalli, has passed away at the age of 42.
A statement by the Media and Publicity officer of the Zazzau Emirate Council, Abubakar Sadiq Mohd, Zaria announced that Bamalli died at a private hospital in Lagos while in transit to Morocco, adding that a funeral prayers will be announced later.
He was the Magajin Garin Zazzau and the biological younger brother to the Emir of Zazzau.
He is survived by a wife and 2 children.
Bamalli was appointed last year by former President Muhammadu Buhari.