President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari is dead.
In a statement on Saturday morning, the Presidency announced 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.
Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.
Abba Kyari was a businessman, Lawyer and Politicians. Born in Borno state to a Kanuri family, Kyari graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Warwick in 1980. He also has a bachelor’s degree in law from Cambridge University and was called to bar in 1983.
He also posses a master’s degree in Law and participated in a Management development course in Harvard Business School in 1992 and 1994.
Abba Kyari and President Buhari are very close friends. On March 24, 2020, Kyari tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from an official trip to Germany nine days before.