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

In a statement issued by the Presidency, the former Chief of Staff died of COVID-19.

The full 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.”

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