Queen Worlu, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Sao Tome and Principe has passed on. According to Punch reports, Worlu died at her duty post on Monday.
The country’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with spouse as well as other family members and Edo state Government.
In a statement released on Tuesday, Garba Shehu, The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity said the Nigerian Air Force effected the order of the immediate evacuation of her body given by the President.
Buhari expressed his devastation over the loss as he described the career of the diplomat he appointed ambassador in 2017 after 30 years of Foreign Service as a painful loss to the nation.
“Ambassador Worlu was a talented career officer who gave her best to the nation. She was an admirable diplomat who was associated with the good relationship that exists between Nigeria and all the counties of her posting. “We pray to God to give her family the fortitude to bear this sad loss.” He said.