President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari is dead.
Spokesman to the president, Mr Femi Adesina, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday morning.
It read “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.“