Nigeria: Abba Kyari, President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, is dead

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 02:54 pm

The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, is dead. Mr Kyari died of coronavirus and was receiving treatment at a private hospital in Lagos for the disease.

His death was announced by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, in a Tweet early on Saturday. “Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on.

May God rest his soul. Amen. Funeral arrangements to be announced soon,” Mr Adesina wrote.