Since the announcement of the death of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, a cross-section of Nigerians have taken to social media to express their condolences to the president and the family of the deceased.

Born in November 1938, the renowned politician died of complications from the coronavirus at a Lagos hospital on Friday, April 17. Sources say he had underlying health issues including diabetes.

Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, who confirmed the news in a tweet said “Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on. May God rest his soul. Amen. Funeral arrangements to be announced soon.”

This announcement has however been met with mixed reactions. While some Nigerians expressed genuine concerns about what caused the death of the politician, many were more jovial with their response to the news.

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