By Franca Joseph, For Agenda Watchdog, April 18, 2020
(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – President Muhammadu Buhari’ Chief of Staff, Mr. Abba Kyari, is dead. He had tested positive for COVID-19 more than two weeks ago. Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, announced Mr. Kyari’s Demise on twitter.
Mr Kyari had tested positive for COVID-19 some days after returning from a trip to Munich, Germany where he met and interacted with officials of Siemens on Nigeria’s power expansion project. Mr. Kyari Confirmed that he had tested positive for the dreaded disease on March 29, 2020 and has been in isolation while being treated.
Kyari became Buhari’s Chief of Staff in 2015 and was considered one of the President’s most influential henchmen. He has had stints as a lawyer and bank executive.