President Muhammadu Buhariʼs Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari is dead.
Kyari had tested positive to coronavirus, and had been in isolation receiving treatment ever since.
Unfortunately, he passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020.
Burial arrangements will be announced shortly.
Official spokesperson to President Buhari, Garba Shehu shared on twitter:
May God accept his soul.
Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) April 17, 2020
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina also shared this on Twitter.
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Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on. May God rest his soul. Amen. Funeral arrangements to be announced soon.
— Femi Adesina (@FemAdesina) April 17, 2020