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UPDATES: Abba Kyari’s Body Arrives Abuja For Burial

The body of the Chief of Staff to the Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, who died of Covid-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus pandemic on Friday night, April 17, in Lagos private hospital has arrived Abuja for burial.

The late Chief of Staff will be buried on Saturday (today) in Abuja.

Personal Assistant on New Media to President Buhari, Basir Ahmad, made this known on his Twitter handle on Saturday morning.

He said, “Mallam Abba Kyari will be buried later today in Abuja according to Islamic rites.”

Newsflash247 gathered that Muslim prayers will be held for Kyari at the Defence House and his burial will take place at Gudu Cemetery in Abuja.

Newsflash247 reports that Kyari was announced dead on Friday, 25 days after testing positive to the coronavirus.

Before announcing the deceased burial, Ahmad described him as one of the most misunderstood people.

READ ALSO: How FG Spent Millions of Naira to Save Abba Kyari

He said, “Abba Kyari certainly was one of the most misunderstood people in the history of Nigeria. Those who had the opportunity to know him personally will tell you how extremely a good person he was.

“A man of honour, will be remembered as someone who sacrificed his life for this country.

It was Mallam Abba Kyari’s turn last night, my time and your time will definitely come no matter how long it may take. And none of us will be here and healthy in the next 150 years.”

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Ilesanmi Adekanbi

Ilesanmi Adekanbi is a Journalist by profession. He has been working in the Nigeria media industry for the past 6 years. He holds several professional certificates. contact me on email: [email protected]

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