In the early hours of today, presidential spokesman Femi Adesina announced the news of the death of Abba Kyari, the chief of staff to the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.
“Funeral arrangements to be announced soon,” Adesina said.
Garba Shehu, the special assistant on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, said Kyari died on Friday.
Kyari died from complications arising from coronavirus. He tested positive for the novel coronavirus in March after traveling to Germany with a delegation of other Nigerian officials for meetings with Siemens AG.
Following news of his death, many Nigerians have taken to microblogging platform Twitter to react to the news of his death.While some mourn the demise of the prominent politician, many others had unfavorable things to say.Below are some reactions: