JUST IN: Nigerians React To Abba Kyari’s Death


Some Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the passage of the Chief of Staff to President Muhamadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced Kyari’s death in a statement on Saturday morning.

Adesina said Abba Kyari had tested positive for the ravaging COVID-19 and had been receiving treatment before his death on Friday, April 17, 2020.

The statement added that funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.

Kyari had tested positive for COVID-19 after he returned from a trip to Germany during which he met with officials of Siemens in Munich on Nigeria’s electricity expansion programme.

Kyari confirmed the news in a statement on March 29. In his statement, Kyari revealed that he would be transferred to Lagos from the FCT for treatment and expressed the hope that he would recover and return to work soon.

However, some Nigerians have condoled with the family of the deceased and pray that God will forgive him. While others are praising controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, for exposing Kyari’s death.

Below are some of the reactions captured on social media:

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