The body of Mallam Abba Kyari has arrived Abuja from Lagos.
Mallam Garba Shehu, President Buhari’s spokesman announced this on Saturday.
But he said there would be no public burial for the chief of staff, who died Friday.
The funeral prayer and burial will be private, Shehu tweeted.
“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” Shehu tweeted.
For the army of crocodile wailers, Shehu warned them to keep off the State House.
“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”, Shehu added.
May Allah grant the family and nation the fortitude to bear the loss.
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) April 18, 2020