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Abba Kyari: He Paid The Ultimate Price In The Service To His Fatherland — Ajimobi


The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has described the death of the President’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, as the painful exit of a patriot who paid the ultimate price in the service to his fatherland.

Abiola Ajimobi, who is the Deputy National Chairman of APC, disclosed this in a statement made available to OYOINSIGHT.COM on Saturday afternoon.

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He wrote: “It’s with a great sense of personal loss and grief that I mourn the unexpected passage of Malam Abba Kyari, the patriotic, hardworking, loyalist and Chief of Staff to our leader, President Muhammadu Buhari.

“By his death, our President and our nation have lost a friend, a patriot and partner in the journey towards building a nation of our dream. His death is a great loss to our country at this time when his wise and sage counsel, calm disposition are critically needed.

“His death is especially painful having paid the ultimate price in the service of the fatherland as he is said to have contracted the dreaded Covid-19 virus while representing the country on an official assignment.”

He stressed further that even though he knew Kyari was sick as a result of the disease, he thought he would overcome the ailment, thus, his death came suddenly and unexpected.

He added: “I share in the grief of our President, our nation, his family and close associates who would continue to miss the void he left behind. I know that no words can adequately capture the grief and the pains of the loss, I however pray that the AlmightyAllah console us all, in this trying period.”

He also noted Abba Kyari has completed his duty to his people and his country and prayed that his soul rest in peace.

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