President Buhari has reacted to the death of his former Chief of
Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari who died on Friday, April 17, 2020, saying they were friends for 42 years.
Kyari’s death announced on Saturday by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Buhari
on Media and Publicity, 24 days after the deceased tested positive for coronavirus.
Abba Kyari was buried in Abuja few hours
following the announcement of his death.
Reacting to his death, Buhari in a statement on Saturday described him as a true patriot and loyal
friend, who never sought elective office for himself.
Finally, Buhari said he met Kyari when he was in his twenties, adding that they’ve been friends for
42 years until his death.