COVID-19: CHIEF OF STAFF TO PRESIDENT, ABBA KYARI PASSES ON, AFTER TESTING POSITIVE
STATE HOUSE: PRESS RELEASE
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
– Former Aso Rock chief of staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari to be buried today, Saturday, in Abuja. When late Abba Kyari was to be moved to Yaba military hospital, he refused, saying:
”Let me seek private solution, I don’t want to overwhelm public health facilities”