The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Abba Kyari is dead.
In a statement released by the special adviser to the President on Media, Femi Adesina confirmed the incident.
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.
Recall that Abba Kyari had travelled to Germany where he contracted the dread virus and was at a point in time admitted to a hospital in Lagos before he died of the virus.