Chief of Workers to the President, Mr Abba Kyari, attends the Federal Govt Council assembly on the State Home in Abuja on July 25, 2018.
Plenty of tributes have poured in for Abba Kyari, because the announcement of his demise on Saturday morning.
Particular Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, had introduced Mr Kyari’s demise on Twitter early Saturday.
Kyari, who was the Chief of Workers to President Muhammadu Buhari, had been identified with COVID-19.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar mentioned he was “saddened” by the information.
Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. I’m saddened by the demise of Chief of Workers, Abba Kyari. Might Allah SWT consolation his household, forgive his sins and grant him AlJannah Firdaus. Ameen.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) April 18, 2020
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan requested God to “forgive the shortcomings” of the late Kyari.
Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilaihi Raji’un! Dying is inevitable, it solely comes at our individually appointed time. Might Allah forgive the shortcomings of late Mallam Abba Kyari and grant him speedy passage to Aljannatu Firdausi.
— Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (@DrAhmadLawan) April 18, 2020
Former President Goodluck Jonathan prayed for Kyari’s family and friends “during this moment of grief.”
I condole with H.E @MBuhari, the Kyari household & all sympathisers on the demise of Mallam Abba Kyari who till his demise was the Chief of Workers to the President of Nigeria.
Might Allah grant him Al Jannah Firdaus & strengthen his household & pals throughout this second of grief.
— Goodluck E. Jonathan (@GEJonathan) April 18, 2020
Others who’ve reacted to Kyari’s demise embody the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo; the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC), Mele Kyari and the EU Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ketil Karlsen.
After I chatted with him precisely on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, he assured me his well being was fantastic and that he would faithfully take the therapies. However God all the time is aware of finest. Honest condolences to the Kyari household and the Authorities of Nigeria. Adieu Mallam Abba Kyari. https://t.co/EZ3BX2qibd
— Festus Keyamo, SAN (@fkeyamo) April 18, 2020
Might Allah forgive Mallam Abba Kyari and have mercy upon him. Was a really good man, profoundly trustworthy and dependable to our nation.
— Mele Kyari (@MKKyari) April 18, 2020