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Kyari’s death: COVID-19 battle requires all hands on deck – Obasanjo

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Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said the death of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari required all hands to be on deck in the fight against Coronavirus.

Abba Kyari died on Friday of Coronavirus.

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Obasanjo, in a condolence letter to Buhari on the death of Kyari said he received the news of the demise of the Chief of Staff, on Friday night, with great sadness, as he lost the battle against the dreadful killer disease, COVID-19.

“Abba Kyari’s death must be painful to you and to his family and friends, but you can all take solace in the fact that he died in harness, in the service of his country.

“His death must be a solemn reminder to all of us that COVID-19 requires all hands on deck soberly, cooperatively, humanly, humanely, justly, equitably, fairly, consolidatedly and comprehensively to be able to fight it successfully and to get all Nigerians back to good health and healthy economy.

“God will give you and Abba Kyari’s family and friends the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. May Allah receive his soul,” he said.

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