The body of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, was buried on Saturday at the Gudu Cemetary in Abuja.
Haven arrived the Nnamdi International Airport, Abuja from Lagos earlier in the day, the corpse was received by senior officials of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
His remains were taken to his residence, Defence House for a brief stopover and thereafter, in a motorcade taken to Gudu Cemetery, Abuja for internment.
Kyari died in a Lagos hospital Thursday from complications related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Senior Special Assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, who confirmed the story in a statement in Abuja, said that the body was handled according to the protocol put in place for the burial of Coronavirus victims by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
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