Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Abba Kyari is dead.
Kyari died Friday following complications from the deadly coronavirus.
The Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) to the president, Mr Femi Adesina disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja.
He did not mention where Kyari died.
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.”
Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) April 18, 2020