The body of the Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Mohammadu Buhari has arrived in Abuja.
According to a statement released on Twitter by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, the process of moving the corpse was done in accordance to the guideline given by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control and the Federal Ministry of health.
He said, “We just received the body of Abba Kyari the deceased Chief of Staff the President in Abuja. In strict observation of the protocol put in place for the burial of Coronavirus victims by the @NCDCgov and the Federal Ministry of Health, the funeral prayer and burial will be private”
He appeals to friends and families of Late Abba Kyari to pray for him as there will be no condolence visits and ceremonies.
“Thereafter, there will be no such ceremonies as condolence visits. Well-meaning friends, family members and the general public are encouraged to pray for the repose of Abba Kyari’s soul. May Allah grant the family and nation the fortitude to bear the loss.”