The Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari has been pronounced dead by the presidency. This was made know by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.
In his official press statement, Mr. Femi announced that the Chief of Staff passed on in the late hours of Friday. Recall that the Chief of Staff Abba Kyari was declared tested positive to Covid-19 in March this year. He was later moved from Aso Rock clinic to Lagos for further treatment.
According to Garba Shehu “The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.” He also stated that “The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020.”