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Former Nigerian official Bello Mohammed passes away in the US months after retiring

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Mohammed Bello Mohammed, a former representative of Nigeria in the US, has passed away.

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Months after retiring, the former senior foreign affairs officer passed away on Saturday in Kano.

At the embassy in Washington, Mohammed worked as the Minister (Special Grade) Liaison/Head of Economic Matters.

Prior to that, he worked in the State House in Abuja as the Director of Consular Matters (Office of the State Chief of Protocol).

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According to a statement from the president’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari is saddened by the loss.

Mohammed will be remembered for his extensive service to the country, according to Buhari.

The President claimed that he distinguished himself as a successful conduit between the State House and foreign embassies.

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“We offer our condolences to the Emir of Kano, his family, friends, the government, and the people. His untimely death does indeed hurt us, the statement continued.

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