Haruna David, a deputy director in the Kogi state ministry of education, suddenly collapsed and died in his office on Tuesday.
According to NAN, the tragic incident occurred in Lokoja around 3pm.
He was immediately rushed to Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, where he was pronounced dead.
Until his death, he worked in the quality assurance department of the ministry.
The deceased hailed from Ogugu, Olamaboro local government and was the unit chairman of the ministry’s Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria and Chairman, Lokoja branch of the Ogugu Development Association.
NAN said it gathered that the deceased was suffering from diabetes.
His corpse has been deposited at the morgue of Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.
Seidu Adamu, public relations officer of ministry, confirmed the incident but did not go into details.