Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, Dies Of Coronavirus [ Full Statment]

Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari is dead.

Mr Kyari died of Coronavirus.

The president’s chief of staff had gone on self-isolation late March after testing positive for the disease.

He had subsequently moved to Lagos for treatment. Details of his death are still sketchy but Femi Adesina, the presidential spokesman, confirmed it in a tweet.

Read the press release by the presidency

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.

Femi Adesina
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
April 18, 2020

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  1. God is Great,
    Our God must surely see us through, the currupt politicians in Nigeria will surely pay for their sins on Earth,
    Make una change,
    Because if na die leave this money for una children, we Nigeria must collect the money from una children hand in future, because the money when na dey thief na every body money.

  2. This is fake News by corridor journalist. Do Muslims announce funeral arrangements? Cos is a Muslim,even Abacha and Yaradua were buried a day after announcement of their death. Stop misleading public

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