The Board of Trustee member and Chieftain of the All progressive Party APC, Prince Benjamin Benedict Apugo has condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his former Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, who passed on in the early hours of Saturday.
Apugo who spoke to newsmen shortly after the funeral rites of the late Abba Kyari, described the death of Kyari as a great loss to Nigeria, happening at a time the country is desirous of more deeply patriotic individuals to contribute selflessly towards the development of the country.
He added that Kyari was a ‘‘conscientious, competent, cerebral and outstanding administrator whose life traversed the fields of law, journalism, banking and politics.’’
He also sympathized with the family and friends of the late Abba Kyari over their loss, noting that every human being must taste death.
Apugo prayed to God to forgive the deceased’s shortcomings, grant him internal rest and give the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
“I am so sad to hear about the death of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. May God forgive his sins, comfort his family and grant him the highest place in heaven. Amen.