The former president of Nigeria Alhaji Shehu Shagari laid to rest in Sokoto State. Shagari was 93-years at his death, he was buried at his hometown in Shagari Local Government Area at about 3:30pm.
Boss Mustapha, SFG led the Federal Government delegation to the burial.
The funeral prayer was conducted by Professor Shehu Galadanchi, former Vice-Chancellor, Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University Sokoto.
Shagari’s corpse arrived at the Sultan Abubakar Airport, Sokoto earlier and was received by Governor Aminu Tambuwal, alongside members of the state executive council.
Other dignitaries that attended the funeral prayers included governors of Kebbi and Zamfara states, former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, former Independent National Electoral Commission chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, Senator Aliyu Wamakko and former Minister, Mukhtar Shagari