President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba on Saturday informed that Gabon Foreign Minister Michael Moussa Adamo passed away on Friday.
Taking to Twitter Adamo said, “Our Minister of Foreign Affairs, Michael Moussa Adamo, left today. He was a very great diplomat, a true statesman. For me, he was first of all a friend, loyal and faithful, on whom I could always count. This is a huge loss for #Gabon #RIP.”
Reportedly, Adamo, 62 passed away due to a heart attack during a cabinet meeting on Friday.
Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also expressed his grief over his demise and said, “Shocked to hear about the demise of Foreign Minister of Gabon and friend of India, Michael Moussa Adamo. Condolences to his family and the Government of Gabon for this untimely loss.”
Moreover, the Foreign Minister of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid expressed his deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.
“Shocked and extremely saddened to hear of the untimely demise of my dear friend Michael Moussa Adamo, Foreign Minister of #Gabon. My deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. And to the Government of Gabon on this loss. I will miss his friendship and wise advice,” Maldivian FM tweeted.
However, in 1961 Moussa Adamo was born and as a national television broadcaster, she started his career after which he became chief of staff to Bongo as defense minister.