Multiple sources at the Nigeria’s seat of power have confirmed the loss of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari to COVID-19.
Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina is a tweet announced his death saying, “Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on. May God rest his soul. Amen. Funeral arrangements to be announced soon.”
The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad in a tweet said, “Completely out of any word, so devastating. It is indeed very hard on us, but I strongly believe that we all belong to Allah and to Him we shall return.
“May Allah accept Mallam Abba Kyari’s shahada, forgive all his shortcomings, and grant him Jannatul Firdausi. #RIPAbbaKyari”.
Abuja Business Reports gathered that the late Chief of Staff to the president will be buried in Abuja later today according to Islamic rites.