The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari who tested positive to the ravaging virus, Covid-19 has died of the disease.
This was information was contained in a statement released by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) on the early hours of Saturday, 18th of April 2020.
Below is the full statement;
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
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