Saturday 18 April 2020

Abba Kyari Passes On; Read what prominent Nigerians say

The Nigerian president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, died on Friday 17th of April, 2020 in Lagos after contracting Covid-19.

Kyari, who was in his 70s and had underlying health problems, including diabetes, was the top official aide to 77-year-old President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to the Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Malam Bashir Ahmed, the CoS to the President Buhari is the most misunderstood person in the history of Nigeria m

In what appears to be tributes to Late Abba Kyari, prominent Nigerians have sent out messages on their Twitter page.

Here are some reactions:

"I'm deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to the President. He was an extremely able, loyal and talented man who dedicated his considerable skills to the success of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari."

" commiserate with 
@Mbuhari over the demise of his Chief of 8Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari. May Allah forgive Kyari's shortcomings and grant him Aljanah Firdaus. I pray Allah also grant Mr President and the bereaved family the fortitude to bear this great loss."

Rauf Aregbesola

"Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un.

"This is shocking, but Allah knows best, may He forgive his shortcomings and grant him the highest place in Aljannah firdaus, ameen."

Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

"This is absolutely shocking but “From God we came, & to Him we shall all return.” May the soul of Abba rest in perfect peace. May Allah Accept his martyrdom as he died in the service of PMB & Nigeria. May Allah give Aisha, her siblings & family the fortitude to bear the loss. NAE"

 @Bashir Ahmaad, a presidential aide also described the deceased as a man of honour, who sacrificed his life for Nigeria.

 House of Oduduwa under the leadership of the Arole Oodua Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife, received news of the death of Alhaji Abba Kyari with a rude shock and he sees it as a very unfortunate surprise.

“Late Abba Kyari was a detribalized Nigerian and coolheaded fine gentleman who had treated traditional institutions with love and respect and who had until his death undoubtedly dignified public service as Chief of Staff with dignity and dedication motivated by his fervent belief in and incorruptible patriotism to the Nigerian project.

Sen. Ekweremadu joined other well-meaning Nigerians in mourning the late Chief of Staff.

Ekweremadu, took to his Twitter handle, @iamekweremadu to express deep sadness and heartfelt condolences to Kyari’’s immediate family, President Mohamadu Buhari, and the entire Presidency, also prayed God to grant the soul of the deceased eternal repose.

He said: “I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing on of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari.

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, phones in to condole with Presidency on passage of Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. A great lesson for those who rejoice in evil. Fani-Kayode is morbidly anti-Buhari, but human enough to express his condolence. 

Dr. Najeem F Salaam
*Innalillahi wa’inna Ilair’raji’un!!! May the soul of the former Chief of Staff to President Buhari
 Abba Kyari rest in peace".

Barrister Zannah Mustapha tweeted;
"The world is a stage where plays. I have never met a Man very strong and brave in his ideas than Abba Kyari.He was the only person sponsoring 150 orphans in Future Prowess and he started this in 2010. 
He warned me never to tell anybody. May Allah grant him ALJANNA".

Dr. Kemi Olunloyo wrote;
"Abba Kyari was a Shuwa Arab NOT Fulani. Kyari is an unsung hero NIGERIANS don't know. He was responsible for FREEING Sowore and maintaining sanity in Aso Rock"?

Atiku Abubakar

"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."

Sen. Teslim Folarin
"Woke up to the news of the passage of CoS to PMB, Mallam Abba Kyari. A victim of Covid-19. May his soul rest in peace and condolences to his family."

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