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.
Femi Adesina confirm this on twitter on the 18 of April 2020, he wrote “Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on. May God rest his soul. Amen. Funeral arrangements to be announced soon”.
Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari also confirmed the passing of the former Chief of Staff.