According to a report from the Nigerian news agency, the embassy announced in a statement that Bostaji died in his sleep.
The statement said the ambassador’s death was confirmed Tuesday at the Abuja Turkish hospital.
Part of the Embassy’s statement reads: “With the deepest feeling of sadness and complete submission to the will of Allah, the Royal Embassy announces the death of His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of ‘Saudi Arabia to Nigeria, Mr. Adnan Mahmoud Bostaji ”.
Six days ago, he visited the wife of the Nigerian president, Aisha Buhari, to discuss how to remove Al Majiris from the streets of Nigeria and the sustainability of the 424 scholarships awarded to Nigeria by the Saudi government.
In December 2019, the late Ambassador, Bostaji received a Humanitarian Award for his works in Africa at festivals in Nigeria