The Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) Femi Adesina on April 18, 2020 break the news that the chief of staff to President, ABBA KYARI has died. His death came weeks after he was confirmed to have contracted Coronavirus (Covid-19)
The press released read as follow:
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.