Ambassador Ibrahim Galadima dies at 60


Nigeria’s former ambassador to Iraq, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, is dead.

Galadima, who was until his death the Wamban Gusau, died on Wednesday at the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, at the age of 60, after a protracted illness.

The late diplomat’s elder brother, Alhaji Muhammadu Nakabo, said the deceased left behind four wives and 30 children.

He said the deceased had been buried in Gusau, in accordance with Islamic injunctions.

The late ambassador’s burial was attended by top government officials, traditional rulers and family members.