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 to the dreaded coronavirus was interred at the Gudu Cemetery, Abuja.
The remains arrived at the cemetery at 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 at the Defence House, Maitama, Abuja.
The SSA to the president, Garba Shehu, who was at the cemetery, said “Kyari’s death is devastating.
Describing Kyari as a loyal staff, Shehu said “the funeral and burial are strictly private.
He commended the NCDC and the Federal Ministry of Health for making every arrangement for the burial.