Nigeria Ambassador to Jordan dies in Abuja hospital

Posted by News Express | 1 November 2020 | 985 times

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•Late Ambassador Haruna Ungogo

By AHMAD TIJANI, Kano

Nigerian Ambassador to Jordan, Alhaji Haruna Ungogo is dead.

Family sources say the diplomat died at a government hospital in Garki, Abuja on Sunday.

Amb. Ungoggo was appointed as ambassador to the Kingdom of Jordan and the Republic of Iran by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016.

Officials are keeping sealed lips over the death of a 70 year old Diplomat.

Family sources told INDEPENDENT at his Naibawa residence in Kano metropolis that arrangement are being made with federal and local authorities to ferry his remain to Kano Sunday evening for burial.

Alhaji Haruna Ungogo was former Secretary of Kano State government, former Kano Finance Commissioner, and ex- Rector, Kano State Polytechnic. (Text, excluding headline, courtesy Sunday Independent)


Source: News Express

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