Abba Kyari Wiki – Abba Kyari Biography
Kyari was the chief of staff to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who has died from coronavirus, a government spokesperson has confirmed, he died on April 17.
Abba Kyari Age
At the time of his death, he was 81-years-of age.
Abba Kyari Death
News of Kyari’s death was announced to the world by President Buhari’s advisor Femi Adesinain in a tweet reading,
Abba Kyari Cause of Death
The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19 and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020.
Abba Kyari Funeral
Kyari was buried immediately according to the rules put in place that death caused by Covid 19 should be carried out immediately to avoid it’s spread.
Abba Kyari Health Issues
On March 24, Kyari had tested positive for coronavirus following a trip to Egypt and Germany. That report said that Kyari had been “seriously down” since his return from the trip. Kyari was known to have numerous health issues including diabetes. In 2017, He spent close to half a year in a London hospital.
Nigeria’s Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Abba Kyari, OON dies of coronavirus at 81.
He was UBA’s CEO and an Executive Director, Unilever’s Board Director, Board Member of Exxon Mobil, Borno State Commissioner, AIB Secretary to the Board. He attended Harvard Business School. pic.twitter.com/cgyPY6SnAS
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) April 18, 2020
Bloomberg referred to the influential advisor as “regarded as one of the powerful politicians in the country of more than 200 million people.” That report added that Kyari was the “highest-profile casualty of the virus in Africa’s biggest economy.”
Abba Kyari Meeting Chibok Schoolgirls in Abuja
When 82 released Chibok schoolgirls returned to the Nigerian capital following their kidnapping by Boko Haram, it was Kyari who was appointed to meet the victims in the Nigerian capital of Abuja.
Kyari said, via CNN, “Welcome our girls, welcome our sisters. We are very glad that you are back, and every Nigerian today must be forgetting every other hardship and suffering because this is a very joyous moment. Welcome, welcome, welcome.”