The head of administration of the President of Nigeria to Mull Abba Chiari died of a new type of coronavirus, said the press Secretary of the President Garba Shehu on Twitter.
"the administration of the President regrets resignation of the head of the presidential administration Mallam Abba kiari. The deceased was taken on a devastating COVID-19 and was undergoing treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020", – wrote press Secretary of the President on his Twitter page.
According to the latest data from the center for disease control of the Republic (NCDC), the number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus in the country has reached 493, 17 people died.
World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world recorded nearly 2.1 million cases of infection, almost 140 thousand people died.