Abba Kyari, the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari will be buried today.
Mr Kyari died on Friday, weeks after testing positive for the Coronavirus disease as a result of his official engagement in Germany last month.
He will be buried in Abuja today, according to Bashir Ahmed, the president’s personal assistant on New Media.
“Mallam Abba Kyari will be buried later today in Abuja according Islamic rites,” Mr Ahmed tweeted Saturday morning.
Mallam Abba Kyari will be buried later today in Abuja according Islamic rites.
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) April 18, 2020
Meanwhile, former president, Goodluck Jonathan and Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), condoled with the family of the bereaved.
I condole with H.E @MBuhari, the Kyari family & all sympathisers on the demise of Mallam Abba Kyari who until his death was the Chief of Staff to the President of Nigeria.
May Allah grant him Al Jannah Firdaus & strengthen his family & friends during this moment of grief.
— Goodluck E. Jonathan (@GEJonathan) April 18, 2020
Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un. I am saddened by the death of Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. May Allah SWT comfort his family, forgive his sins and grant him AlJannah Firdaus. Ameen.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) April 18, 2020