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Saturday, 18 April 2020

Coronavirus Death Case - Buhari's Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari Is Dead

Coronavirus Death Case - Buhari's Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari Is Dead
Former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari
The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, is dead. He died while treating coronavirus at a private hospital in Lagos.

His demise was announced via a tweet in the early hours of Saturday by the presidential special adviser on media and publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.

"Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on. May God rest his spirit. Amen. Burial arrangements to be declared soon," Mr Adesina composed. 

Mr. Kyari had tested positive for the ravaging COVID-19 on March 23 and had been accepting treatment. Be that as it may, he passed on Friday, April 17, 2020. 

He gave his first official confirmation of his COVID-19 status after he was tested positive six days earlier.

"I have made my own consideration game plans to maintain a strategic distance from further troubling the general health system, which faces such a large number of weights.

"This is a prudent step: I feel well, yet a week ago I tested positive for Coronavirus, the pandemic that is clearing the world. I have followed all protocols the government has declared to self-disengage and isolate," he said.

Mr. Kyari had headed out to Germany on March 7 and returned about seven days after. He is suspected to have gotten the illness while there. 

The head of staff, who traveled to Europe together with the power minister, Saleh Mamman, came back to the nation on March 14. 

The pair had gone to Germany to meet with the authorities of Siemens AG in quest of the deal recently signed between the Nigerian government and the energy organization towards improving power supply in the nation. 

The apparent mystery surrounding the administration of Mr. Kyari's ailment further increased the disturbance by Nigerians for information on the whereabouts of seemingly Nigeria's most impressive presidential aide. 

A few Nigerians via social media had likewise speculated that Mr. Kyari was flown abroad for treatment.

In spite of the fact that Mr. Kyari and the administration he served didn't reveal the medical clinic where he got treatment, a few sources recommended that he was treated at First Cardiology Consultant (FCC), an exceptionally sought-after private hospital situated in Ikoyi, Lagos. 

While Mr. Kyari got treatment at a private hospital, the Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire, cautioned private emergency clinics to quit treating COVID-19 patients and rather transfer suspected cases speedily to different public facilities across states committed for the management of the illness. 

It is to be seen if Mr. Kyari's demise is among the four new deaths reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late on Friday. 

The NCDC said Nigeria's death toll expanded to 17 on Friday from 13 on Thursday. 

Nigeria has 493 confirmed instances of COVID-19 including the 17 deaths while 157 individuals have recovered and have been released. 

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