The Chief of Staff to President Mohammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, has been confirmed dead from the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) on April 17, according to a State House Press Release, signed by Mr. Femi Adesina, SA Media and Publicity to President Buhari.
Press Release Read Thus:
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