Abba Kyari (politician) Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Coronavirus and Death
Abba Kyari Bio, Wiki,
Abba Kyari was a Nigerian politician who served as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Abba Kyari Education
Kyari graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Warwick in 1980 and also received a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Cambridge. In 1983, Kyari was called to the Nigerian Bar after attending the Nigerian Law School.
Kyari obtained a master’s degree in law from the University of Cambridge in 1984. He then went to the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland and participated in the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School, in 1992 and 1994, respectively.
Abba Kyari Career
Abba worked for the law firm Fani-Kayode and Sowemimo for some time after his return to Nigeria.
From 1988 to 1990, Kyari was Editor with the New Africa Holdings Limited Kaduna. In 1990, Abba served as a Commissioner for Forestry and Animal Resources in Borno State.
From 1990 to 1995, he was the secretary to the board of African International Bank Limited, a subsidiary of Bank of Credit and Commerce International.
He was an executive director in charge of management services at the United Bank for Africa and was later appointed the chief executive officer. In 2002, Kyari was appointed a board director of Unilever Nigeria and later served on the board of Exxon Mobil Nigeria.
In August 2015, he was appointed Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Abba Kyari Age
Kyari was in his 70s at the time of his death on 17 April 2020.
Abba Kyari Wife
Kyari was married to the sister-in-law of Ibrahim Tahir, and together the couple has four children.
Abba Kyari Net Worth
Kyari’s net worth is currently under review. However, the information will be updated soon.
Abba Kyari Coronavirus (COVID-19)
On March 24, 2020, Kyari tested positive for the coronavirus days after returning from an official trip to Germany. Upon return, Kyari did not self isolate as Nigeria Centre for Disease Control directed and attended a meeting on Sunday in Aso rock where he began to cough repeatedly and thereafter surrendered himself for testing.
The confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria have risen to 40 out of which 2 have been discharged and one death recorded.
Abba Kyari Death
Kyari died in a Lagos hospital on 17 April 2020, from complications related to COVID-19.
The Presidency spokesman Garba Shehu announced his death in a tweet on Friday “The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.”
“The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020,” he said in a second post on Twitter. Spokesman Femi Adesina also confirmed the death.