The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, is dead.
Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, confirmed this in a press statement.
He said, “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.
“Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly.”