Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Abbah Kyari has passed on after testing positive to covid-19, ngg.ng can confirm.
The news of Kyari demise was made public in a press statement released from the presidency and signed by Femi Adesina, S.A to the president on media and publicity.
See full text of the statement.
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