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Biography Of Late Abba Kyari – COS (Summary)

Nigeria

BIRTH AND FAMILY

He Was born on November 17th 1938 in Borno state Nigeria. He Married Hajiya Kulu Kyari with 4 children.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • University of Warwick.
  • University of Cambridge.
  • Nigerian law school.
  • Harvard Business School.
  • International Institute for Management Development.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • Worked for the law firm Fani Kayode and Sowemimo on his return to Nigeria.
  • Editor at New Africa Holdings Ltd kaduna (1988 – 1990).
  • Commissioner for forestry and Animal resources Borno state (1990).
  • The Board of African International Bank Ltd – Secretary (1990 – 1995).
  • Executive Director (management services) at UBA, later became chief executive officer.
  • Board director – Unilever Nigeria 2002).
  • Board of ExxonMobil Nigeria.

POLITICAL CAREER

  • Chief of staff (COS) to President Buhari (2015 – 2020).

AWARDS

  • Officer of Order of the Niger (OON).

DEATH

  • 17th April, 2020 in Lagos Nigeria due to coronavirus. (81 years).
  • Buried on 18th April, 2020.

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