Abba Kyari: Fears for Osinbajo, Bello, Sale, Lai , Shehu

Yahaya Bello and Abba Kyari at the Firdau for Bello’s mum on 17 March

Yahaya Bello and Abba Kyari at the Firdau for Bello's mum on 17 March. Kyari now moved to Lagos

Yahaya Bello and Abba Kyari at the Firdau for Bello’s mum on 17 March

By Abankula

Malam Abba Kyari, President Buhari’s Chief of staff, now stricken by coronavirus, had contacts with many people since his return from Germany 14 March.

And there are emergent fears he may have spread the virus to them.

Apart from Buhari, who has tested negative, Kyari also interacted with Minister of Power Engineer Mamman Sale.

Both travelled to Germany together..

On Twitter on Tuesday, Nigerians called out the engineer to quickly self-isolate. They also criticised him for hosting the American ambassador Mary Beth Leonard on 19 March.

Kyari also regularly interacted with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, with whom he normally sits at the Federal Executive Council meetings.

Abba Kyari, 3rd right and sale Maman 2nd left in Munich Germany with Siemens officials March 9

Mamman Sale with US ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard on 17 March

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Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, who now heads the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 was also another Kyari contact.

So was the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu.

Garba Shehu reads Buhari’s message
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, left, Garba Shehu, second right were also at the event.

Others are Garba Shehu, President Buhari’s SSA Media and Senator George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information..

Kyari visited Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello on 17 March on his return from Germany, to deliver Buhari’s message to Bello at the prayers marking the eighth days since the death of Bello’s mum.

Lai Mohammed, Akume, Shehu were all at the event.

Kyari travelled to Munich, Germany, on Saturday 7 March and returned on 14 March.

He went to meet with officials of Siemens over the Nigerian electricity expansion programme.

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