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President Buhari Mourns ’42 Years Loyal Friend’, Abba Kyari

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President has reacted to the death of his Chief of Staff .

President Buhari Mourns 42 Years 'Loyal Friend', Abba Kyari
President Buhari Mourns 42 Years ‘Loyal Friend’, Abba Kyari

The President described the deceased as a loyal friend and compatriot for the last 42 years

The President made this known in a series of tweets to mourn the deceased.

Buhari described Kyari as “my loyal friend and compatriot for the last 42 years” who never “wavered in his commitment to the betterment of every one of us.”

Kyari’s death was announced early Saturday, more than two weeks after he tested positive for .

In accordance with Muslim rites, he was buried later on Saturday.

“Mallam Abba Kyari, who died on 17th April, 2020, at the age of 67 from complications caused by the , was a true Nigerian patriot,” Buhari wrote via Twitter.

President Buhari Mourns 42 Years 'Loyal Friend', Abba Kyari
President Muhammadu Buhari and Late Abba Kyari

“My loyal friend and compatriot for the last 42 years – and latterly my Chief-of-Staff – he never wavered in his commitment to the betterment of every one of us.

“Mallam Abba Kyari was the very best of us. He was made of the stuff that makes Nigeria great. Rest In Peace, my dearest friend.”

Adelowo Adegboyega
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