Demola Seriki, the ambassador of Nigeria to Spain, has away at the age of 63.
His family was by his side when he died early on Thursday in Madrid, Spain, according to a statement from his children.
He was appointed as Nigeria’s ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain in January 2021 and served in that capacity until his death.
Between 2009 and 2010, he was the Interior Minister of State.
In May 2009, Demola Seriki was conferred with the chieftaincy title of Otun Aare of Lagos by the Oba of Lagos, HRH Oba Rilwan Akiolu.
He was Nigeria’s Minister of State for Agriculture and Water Resources from 2007 to 2008.
He was the Supervising Minister for Mines and Steel Development from October 2008 to December 2008.
He served as Minister of State for Defence from 2008 to 2009.
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