The president’s chief of staff , who had gone on self-isolation late March after testing positive for the disease has died.
He had gone to Germany and European countries in March for official duties.
He was moved to a military hospital in Lagos for better treatment.
It would be recalled that his health deteriorated two days ago.
Read the press release issued by the presidency below
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