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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has mourned the death of Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari.
In a statement, the governor said he received the news of the passing of Abba Kyari with sadness, stating that his passing was a personal loss and that he would be greatly missed.
According to him, “Having associated with Abba Kyari for over two decades, I found him to be a complete gentleman, very intellectual and a true Nigerian patriot.
“He was a forthright man, who was resolute in his conviction and loyal to any cause he believed in.’
He added: “I admire how he stood with President Muhammadu Buhari through thick and thin. I, therefore, express my personal condolences and that of Edo people to President Buhari, who we know will also miss Abba Kyari greatly.”