It has been 365 days since Abba Kyari, the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari died and reactions have been pouring in on social media in remembrance of him.
Abba Kyari died of COVID-19 complications on the 17th of April, 2020 after he tested positive on the 29th of March after he returned from an official trip to Germany.
The Economist described him as “a largely honorable man who went to the heart of a thoroughly corrupt and dysfunctional system, aiming to reform it—but who struggled to overcome its inertia amid a series of crises.”
Nigerians, in remembrance of his death have taken to their respective Twitter pages to eulogise the late Abba Kyari.
See reactions below 👇
Continue to Rest In Peace @Abba Kyari
— 🇳🇬 FM 🇳🇬 (@oluwatayofem) April 17, 2021
Today is exactly one (1) year without Malam Abba Kyari.
May Allah (s.w.t) Forgive him and grant him eternal place in paradise. We’re always missing you Malam Abba and everyday we are reminding your behaviors for goodness loving, care & kindness. pic.twitter.com/tYqPxJv3U9
— The KanemBorno (@thekanemborno) April 17, 2021
Today marked exactly one year for the demise of Nigerian Chief of staff
_Late Mallan Abba kyari.
For those that think he has blocked there means of getting rich, where have you gone by now?
May almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings🙏. pic.twitter.com/49BmNJkM8f
— Dan_Malikee (@Engr_Abdulmalik) April 17, 2021
Today is one year since Abba kyari's death. May Allah have mercy on him and have mercy on him. Ameen pic.twitter.com/M70tqG4ra2
— Adamu Abubakar Tanko (@tanko_abubakar) April 17, 2021
Exactly a year ago today, Mallam Abba Kyari answered the final call. May Allah SWT make Aljannah Firdaus his final abode and continue to comfort his family. Ameen. 🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/8sD8hHuaaX
— Yusuf k. Garba (@YusufKGarba65) April 17, 2021
While he was alive, he was described as the face of the “cabal” in the ASO Villa because of his position and influence in the Presidency.
Before his death, he was accused of meddling with issues that border with national security by Babagana Mungono, the National Security Adviser.