President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari is dead. This was disclosed by the Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina in a statement early this morning.

The statement 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.