The Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has described the death of Chief of Staff to the president, Alhaji Abba Kyari as an unfortunate surprise.
In a statement signed by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare Saturday, Ooni Ogunwusi described late Kyari as a coolheaded gentleman and a great respecter of traditional institutions
“Until his death, he handled his position as a public servant with dignity and dedication arising from his fervent belief iand incorruptible patriotism to the Nigerian project.” He said.
The vice-chairman of traditional rulees in the country condoled with the family yesterday and prayed for the gentle soul of the deceased and the fortitude of the family to bear the irreparable loss”. Olafare said.
Ooni Ogunwusi warned Nigerians to take the pandemic serious by complying with the directives of the government and observing personal hygiene.
“The virus is a ruthless enemy of humanity that must be collectively defeated.”
The Ooni also prayed for the souls of thousands of victims killed by COVID-19 around the world and charged Nigerians to keep the rules and regulations already set by the government as measures to combat the pandemic.