The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari is dead.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has announced.
Abba Kyari who tested positive to coronavirus after his trip from Germany has been in isolation. He died on Friday according to the statement signed by Femi Adesina.
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.”