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Buhari’s Chief Of Staff Abba Kyari Dies Of Coronavirus

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The Chief of Staff to Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, has died of Coronavirus, Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, announced in a terse statement early on Saturday morning.

Adesina tweeted, “Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on.

“May God rest his soul. Amen. Funeral arrangements to be announced soon.”

Femi Adesina

@FemAdesina

Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on. May God rest his soul. Amen. Funeral arrangements to be announced soon.

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The president’s chief of staff had gone on self-isolation after testing positive for coronavirus in March.

He was said to have contracted COVID-19 after a tip to Germany, alongside Sale Mamman, minister of power,.

The late chief of staff had  reportedly attended a meeting in Germany with officials of Siemens to discuss issues relating to the Nigerian power sector.

Kyari was subsequently said to have been moved to Lagos for better treatment. But there were speculations on social media as to his actual whereabouts.

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