Chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Abba Kyari is dead.
Details of his death are still not known but he was on self-isolation in March after testing positive for the COVID-19 disease.
Special adviser on media and publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, who confirmed the development, wrote on twitter that burial arrangement was on.
“The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19 and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020,” presidency spokesman Garba Shehu said in a tweet.