His Exellency, Muhammadu Buhari has penned an emotional tribute to his late pal and chef of staff, Mallam Abba Kyari after his demise which was announced early hours of Saturday, 18th-April-2020 but he died on friday, 17th-April-2020.
Buhari Pen Down Emotional Tribute To Late Abba Kyari Reads Below;
TO MY friend, MALLAM ABBA KYARI
Mallam Abba Kyari, who died on 17th-April-2020, at the age of sixty seven  from complications due to the Coronavirus, become a real Nigerian patriot. My unswerving friend and compatriot for the ultimate forty two years and latterly my chief of staffs he in no way wavered in his dedication to the betterment of every one people.
He changed into handiest in his 20s when we first met. A diligent student, soon after he became blessed with the opportunity to study in abroad first at Warwick after which law on the college of Cambridge. However there was in no way any query Abba could deliver his extraordinary competencies and newly obtained world-class knowledge back to Nigeria – which he did right away upon commencement.
While possessing the sharpest criminal and organisational mind, Abba’s authentic consciousness was always the improvement of infrastructure and the assurance of safety for the people of this state he served so faithfully. For he knew that without each in tandem there can never be the improvement of the respectful society and colourful financial system that each one Nigerian citizens deserve.
In political existence, Abba by no means sought non-compulsory office for himself. As a substitute, he set himself against the view and behavior of two generations of Nigeria’s political status quo – who saw corruption as an entitlement and its exercise a byproduct of owning political workplace.
Becoming my leader of group of workers in 2015, he strove quietly and without any interest in publicity or personal gain to put in force my agenda. There are folks who stated of him that he ought to be secretive – due to the fact he did not have a high public profile.
However Abba turned into the alternative: he honestly had no need, nor did he are trying to find, the reasonably-priced gratification of the gang; for him, there was nothing to be found in famous adulation. He secured as an alternative pride and his reward totally and only from the development of the governance of this great united states of america.
Operating, with out fail, seven days each and every week, he acted forcefully as a crucial gatekeeper to the presidency, ensuring no one – whether minister or governor had get entry to beyond every other – and that each one the ones representing and serving our us of a have been handled similarly.
He made clear in his person and his practice, constantly, that each Nigerian no matter faith, circle of relatives, fortune or frailty – became heard and dealt with respectfully and the identical.
Mallam Abba Kyari was the very best of us. He become fabricated from the stuff that makes Nigeria high-quality. Rest In Peace, my dearest Friend.
To his loving spouse and doting circle of relatives who continue to survive him, I-extend-my heartfelt sorrow at your loss.