Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari is dead. He died over night, Friday, April 17 of coronavirus complications at the age of 82.
A statement by the special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina confirmed the death.
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.”