The late Nigerian Ambassador to Morocco, Mansur Bamali, was laid to rest in the historic city of Zaria, Kaduna State, on Friday. Mourners from various parts of the country gathered at the Palace of the Emir of Zazzau to bid farewell to the esteemed diplomat.
Among the attendees were dignitaries such as Kaduna State Governor Senator Uba Sani, Speaker of the House of Representatives Tajudeen Abbas, former Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, and the Minister of Environment, Balarabe Lawal Abass.
Ambassador Bamali, the younger brother of the Emir of Zazzau, Ahmed Bamali, passed away in a private hospital in Lagos. He had served as the Magajin Garin Zazzau in the Emirate Council. During the burial, Governor Sani praised the late ambassador as a perfect gentleman, highlighting his significant contributions to diplomacy and his role in strengthening international relations.
The ceremony, marked by a somber atmosphere, reflected the nation’s deep respect for Ambassador Bamali’s service and dedication. His legacy as a distinguished diplomat continues to inspire the community, leaving an indelible mark on Nigeria’s diplomatic endeavors.