Lagos gives details surrounding death of Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari


The Lagos state government have revealed details surrounding the death of the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari who died from the complications of the Coronavirus disease.

This was revealed in a statement signed by the Lagos state Commissioner of Health, Akin Abayomi.

The statement reads: “Following enquiries on the passing away of the Chief of Staff to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mallam Abba Kyari on Friday 17th April 2020, the Lagos State Government states that:

“Mallam Abba Kyari died from complications of Coronavirus infection at First Cardiology Consultants in Lagos,

“This hospital is a Lagos State designated high care, biosecurity-compliant, COVID-19 facility, accredited by the Health Facility Management and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) of the Lagos State Ministry of Health.

“As a basis for accreditation, First Cardiology Consultants established a separate specialist wing with staff dedicated to the treatment of complicated cases of COVID-19, under the supervision of the Lagos State COVID-19 emergency response team”, the statement added.

Kyari was confirmed dead by the presidency on Friday, 17th of April 2020 after he suffered the complications of the Coronavirus disease.

He was tested positive after he returned from an official trip overseas.

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