Ambassador Queen Worlu, the Ambassador to the Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, is dead.
The news of her death was made known on Monday, why on duty.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commiserated with the spouse and other family members as well as the Edo State Government on her death.
The senior Special Assistance to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Tuesday said the President’s order for the immediate evacuation of her body had been effected by the Nigerian Air Force.
The statement read, “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 countries of her posting.
“We pray to God to give her family the fortitude to bear this sad loss.”