Oyo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has mourned the death of Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Kyari died on Friday 17th April 2020 after battling with coronavirus at an undisclosed hospital in Lagos.
The party, in a statement released by AbdulAzeez Olatunde, its Publicity Secretary, described the news as rude shock.
“On behalf of the leader of APC in Oyo State and Deputy National Chairman(South) H.E,Sen Abiola Ajimobi, the State Chairman of APC, Chief Akin Oke, the State Executive and all the members of APC in Oyo State, we commiserate with H.E,President Muhammadu Buhari over the loss of this Borno born lawyer, Banker and an astute administrator.
“We pray that Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings and put a halt on the spread and death of COVID-19 Pandemic in our country, Nigeria.
“Finally, the death of Mallam Abba Kyari is a further reminder to all of us that this COVID-19 Pandemic is no respecter of status of anybody.
“So we urge our people to maintain social distancing, stay at home and keep all the rules of hygiene to stay safe.”