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Shehu Shagari Buried In His Hometown In Sokoto State



Boss Mustapha, Attahiru Jega, Others Witness The Burial Of Late Shehu Shagari

The Body of Former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, has been laid to rest in his hometown, Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto state.

Naija News reported how late Shagari  died on Friday at the age of 93 after a brief illness.

His remains was interred at exactly 3.30pm after the funeral prayers led by Professor Shehu Galadanchi, former Vice Chancellor, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto.

His corpse had arrived at the Sultan Abubakar airport, Sokoto earlier and was received by Governor Aminu Tambuwal, alongside members of the state executive counci.

Dignitaries who witness the funeral prayers included representatives from the Federal government led by Boss Mustapha, Secretary to Government of the Federation, and governors of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states.

The former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa was also in attendance alongside former Independent National Electoral Commission chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, Waziri Sokoto, Professor Junaid Walk, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, former Minister, Mukhtar Shagari, and others.compassionate, humane leader, says Secondus, PDP

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