President Buhari Mourns Abba Kyari Says They Were Friends For 42years

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.

President Buhari mourns Abba Kyari says they were friends for 42 years

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.