Kenya’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Wilfred Machage dies in Nigeria after a short illness, family says.
Machage died after he collapsed at his Abuja residence on Saturday, after which he was rushed to the hospital.
Confirming his death, Kenya’s ministry of foreign affairs, in a statement, expressed sadness over Machage’s demise.
The statement reads:
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs regrets to announce the sudden death of Hon Dr. Ambassador Wilfred Machage, Kenya High Commissioner to Nigeria, which occurred today.
“Ambassador Machage collapsed at his home and was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after at around 12.30pm, Saturday afternoon, in Abuja, Nigeria.”