The former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari has been buried in Sokoto.

Shagari died on Friday evening at the National Hospital, Abuja.

His body was committed to the earth at some minutes past 3pm in Shagari town in Sokoto State on Saturday.

Afterwards, special prayers were offered for the soul of the late President.

Present at the event were President Muhammadu Buhari, who was represented by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, as well as politicians, elderstatesmen, friends and well wishers of the departed.

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