- More revelations about the profound personality of Abba Kyari, the late chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, have continued to unfound
- One fact about Kyari many Nigerians do not know is the fact that he never knew how to drive a car
- This was revealed by Kyari's daughter in her tribute after his demise
Aisha Kyari, the daughter of the late chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, has revealed some outstanding facts about her father.
In the tribute to her father, Aisha mentioned that the late chief of staff was a rare individual with a wealth of experiences in many areas of life.
Among what made her father unique was the fact that despite his vast exposure, Aisha disclosed that Kyari did not know how to drive a car, The Cable reports.
She revealed: “This may sound odd but my beloved daddy couldn’t drive a car! He never learnt how to drive for a day in his entire life.”
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Added to this, Kyari's daughter said that her father had no time to reply to the many criticisms made against him while in office because what was more important to him was to focus on his service to the nation.
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Aisha wrote: “For clarity, my dad was more than capable of defending himself. The reason he didn’t is that it would have distracted him from his primary assignment of serving his principal and by extension, his country.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that amid growing dialogue on who becomes Nigeria's next chief of staff, All Progressive Congress (APC) said it was not concerned about the new man to take over as Abba Kyari's successor.
The ruling party, in a statement by its spokesperson Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said the appointment of the chief of staff is within the power of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Legit.ng noted that since the death of Abba Kyari who passed away due to Covid-19 complications, many top Nigerians have been tipped to occupy his position with Babagana Kingibe, a very powerful.
Reacting to the insinuation that APC may have some influence on the next CoS, the ruling party's national publicist said the party will not be involved.
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He warned against the politicisation of the position while also maintaining that it is the president who has the right to choose who he wants.
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