BREAKING: President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari is Dead


President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari is dead.

In a statement on Saturday morning to POLITICS NIGERIA, 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. Abba Kyari died on Friday, April 17, 2020.

Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.

His life

Abba Kyari was a businessman, Lawyer and Politician. 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.

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.

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  1. God forgive me why is he still alive self. Since the older ones refuse to step down for the youths to take over. May God of Corona continue to visit dem one by one…. AMEN!!!!

  2. I can see the great man are falling,this is the time to know that God is indeed angry on us and this is the time to focus on God and turn back to him, this is not the time to morn but the time to concentrate on God and tell him we are sorry for all our sinful way. I pray that God forgive him all his sin and grant him heavenly home.Rip

  3. May his departed soul rest in permanent peace, May Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant his family and PMB the fortitude to bear the irreparable lost

  4. May Almighty Allah forgive all his shortcomings, count him amongst his pious and grant him aljanat fridaous.

  5. The chief justice, am grateful hereby give you your last respect and hours, I humble myself with love unit of Nigeria and say big thanks to you you have try for Nigeria so it’s the will of God to be done in that way today, your rest in perfect peace

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