The chief of staff to Nigeria’s President Buhari last night died from the deadly coronavirus.
Abba Kyari has just been buried at Gudu Cemetary in Abuja, the Federal capital territory.
His corpse arrived the cemetary at 11:10am in a white casket.
At exactly 11:30am, his body was lowered into the grave where bamboo sticks was used to cover it.
Fresh leaves were also added inside the grave before it was filled up with sand.
An islamic prayer rites was also made for him at the Defence house in Maitama, Abuja.
Abba Kyari was born in 1938 and became the Chief of Staff to President Buhari in 2015.
Below is a video from the scene of the burial.