The body of deceased Maitama Sule, former permanent representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, who died in Egypt on Monday, arrived Abuja on Tuesday.
It was flown from Abuja to the air force base in Kano.
Among the dignitaries on ground to receive the corpse were Senate President Bukola Saraki; Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje; Governor of Bauchi state, Mohammed Abubakar and the minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika.
Photos below: (credit: TheCable)
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