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News: Abba Kyari dies 24 days after testing positive for coronavirus

Mallam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari is dead.

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity confirmed this in a tweet at 12:44 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2020.

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

In a statement he posted on Facebook, Adesina said Kyari died on Friday, April 17, 2020.

On March 24, 2020, the former Chief of Staff tested positive for coronavirus.

Days after, the presidency announced that Kyari was responding to treatment following speculations about his whereabouts.

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