Former Nigeria Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Maitama Sule, has been buried at the Abbature grave yard, Kano.

The Danmasanin Kano was laid to rest after funeral prayers led by the Chief Imam of Kano State, Sani Zahradeen, at the Emir’s palace.

In attendance were Senate President Bukola Saraki, Governors, Ministers and Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari.
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Earlier in the day, his body arrived the 403 Flying Training School air field belonging to the Nigerian Air Force in Kano.

The remains of late democrat was brought into the country by a military transport aircraft, Chalie 130 Gercules.

Sule, a former Minister of Petroleum, took ill over the weekend and was flown to Cairo, Egypt were he eventually gave up the ghost.