Report just received now has revealed that the popular Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari is dead.
The sad news was confirmed by Femi Adesina who is a Nigerian journalist and government official, the special adviser on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to what he posted on his Twitter page:
Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on. May God rest his soul. Amen. Funeral arrangements to be announced soon.
— Femi Adesina (@FemAdesina) April 17, 2020
Recall that the Chief of Staff was tested positive for Coronavirus in March and flown abroad for further treatment.
Since then, many Nigerians have been confused about his health but in early hours of today, the bad news was confirmed by Mr Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu who is the Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Muhammadu Buhari.
The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) April 17, 2020
There are massive reactions on social media as many have started sending their condolences.