Chief of Staff to president Buhari, Abba Kyari have been reported dead.
The announcement was made this morning by the special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina.
In a statement released by Adesina, Abba Kyari died after being infected of the ravaging COVID-19.
The Press statement reads;
“STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
“CHIEF OF STAFF TO PRESIDENT, ABBA KYARI, PASSES ON
“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.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
April 18, 2020