The chief of staff to Nigerian president Abba Kyari is dead.
This was announced by special adviser to the president on media Femi Adeshina via his Twitter handle.
Abba Kyari has been diagnosed of Coronavirus some weeks back.
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