- The wife of the president, Aisha Buhari has expressed her condolences to the wife of the late chief of staff, Kulu Abba Kyari, following the demise of her husband
- Aisha Buhari prayed for God to forgive the shortcomings of late Abba Kyari and grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss
- The First Lady wished all those infected with the coronavirus a speedy recovery and prayed for an end to COVID-19 pandemic
The wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has reacted to the death of the president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari who died from complications of COVID-19.
Aisha Buhari expressed her condolences in a tweet to the wife of the late chief of staff, Kulu Abba Kyari and the entire family of late politician following his demise.
The First Lady prayed for God to forgive the shortcomings of the late Abba Kyari and grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Aisha said from God almighty all humans came and to Him, all humans shall return.
The First Lady wished all those infected with the coronavirus a speedy recovery and prayed for an end to COVID-19 pandemic.
"I condole with Mrs. Kulu Abba Kyari and the entire family of Late Malam Abba Kyari over the death of their husband and father," Aisha said.
"I pray that Allah (SWT) will forgive his shortcomings, grant him Al-Jannatul Firdausi and give the family the fortitude and patience to bear the loss, Ameen.
"While wishing all those infected a speedy recovery and I pray for an end to COVID-19 Pandemic."
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, who died on Friday, April 17, of coronavirus, has been buried in Abuja.
Premium Times reports that Kyari was interred at exactly 11.20am at the military cemetery in Abuja’s Gudu neighbourhood amidst tears from family members and supporters.
The newspaper notes that the men who lowered the remains of Kyari were in full personal protective equipment as required by the ministry of health in the burial of COVID-19 victims.
In a related news, Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his chief of staff, Abba Kyari. O
Obasanjo in a statement obtained by Legit.ng said he received the news of the demise of Abba Kyari with great sadness.
The elder statesman said Kyari's death must be painful for President Buhari, his family, and friends.
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