Nigeria’s President Buhari’s Chief of Staff Dies of COVID-19
Late Abba Kyari
Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria is dead.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina at the wee hour of Saturday, said Mr. Kyari died after battling COVID-19.
The statement reads,
“The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.
The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020.
May God accept his soul.
Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.”