Breaking: Buhari’s chief of staff is dead confirming Daily Mail reports
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff is dead.
A statement confirming his demise was released after midnight by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President.
His death confirmed Daily Mail reports that stated that fresh fears gripped the presidency as his health had deteriorated.
He was billed to undergo coronary artery bypass in Lagos but sources said he was not taken to Lagos.
And he was not sighted in Abuja too as everything about his health was shrouded in secrecy.
The short state house press release announcing his death below…
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
CHIEF OF STAFF TO PRESIDENT, ABBA KYARI, PASSES ON�
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.�
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
April 18, 2020