Nigeria’s Ambassador To Spain, Demola Seriki Dies At 63

The Nigerian ambassador to Spain, is dead.

Nigeria's Ambassador To Spain, Demola Seriki Dies At 63

He died at the age of 63  in Madrid, on Thursday. Seriki was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and a close ally to Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

In a statement signed by his children, he was said to have passed away “surrounded by his family.”

“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.

Born on November 30, 1959, Seriki has been the Nigerian ambassador to  since January 2021.

Before his appointment as envoy, Seriki had served in several capacities.

Between 2009 and March 2010, he was the minister of state for interior.

He was also the minister of state for defence from 2008 to 2009.

Seriki also served as the minister for mines and steel development from October 2008 to December 2008.

As Nigeria’s Ambassador to Spain, he had concurrent accreditation as a permanent representative of Nigeria to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

 

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