Nigeria’s Presidency, Also Rock, Chief of StaffAbba Kyari, has died from coronavirus.
He died on Friday, spokespersons for the Nigerian Presidency announced on Twitter.
The late Chief of Staff was in his 70s and is believed to have had underlying health problems.
In a tweet, Aso Rock’s Spokesman, Garba Shehu, says
“The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.”
He added that “The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020.”