Mr. Boss Mustapha, secretary of the Authorities of the Federation led the Federal Authorities delegation to the burial of former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari in Sokoto immediately.
Shagari, 93, was laid to relaxation in his hometown, Shagari Native Authorities Space of Sokoto state at about 3.30 pm.
The funeral prayer was led by Professor Shehu Galadanchi, former Vice Chancellor, Usmanu Dan Fodiyo College Sokoto.
Shagari’s corpse arrived on the Sultan Abubakar Airport, Sokoto earlier and was obtained by Governor Aminu Tambuwal, alongside members of the state government council.
Different dignitaries that attended the funeral prayers included governors of Kebbi and Zamfara states, former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, former Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, Senator Aliyu Wamakko and former Minister, Mukhtar Shagari.