Abba Kyari buried in Abuja

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

The remains of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, have been laid to rest in Abuja.

The body of Kyari, who died on Friday after testing positive for the coronavirus, was interred at the Gudu Cemetery, Abuja.

The remains arrived at the cemetery about 11.10 am in a white casket.

The remains were lowered into the grave at about 11.20 am.

His interment took place shortly after an Islamic prayer was made for him at the Defence House, Maitama, Abuja.

Top government officials participated in the burial rites which were conducted under the supervision of the officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

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