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Maitama Sule Late ex-minister buried in Kano

Sule died in the early hours of Monday in Cairo, Egypt, shortly after he arrived the country for treatment.

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Late elder statesman and the Dan Masanin Kano, Dr Maitama Sule, has been buried on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Sule died in the early hours of Monday in Cairo, Egypt, shortly after he arrived the country for treatment.

Dozens of sympathisers flooded the funeral which held in Kano State.

Dignitaries, including Malam Abba Kyari, who represented President Muhamadu Buhari was in attendance.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, Deputy Governor Hafiz Abubakar and the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II attended the funeral.

Senate President Bukola Saraki; Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state; Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state and Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation carrying Sule Maitama's coffin as it arrived Abuja from Egypt on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. play

Senate President Bukola Saraki; Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state; Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state and Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation carrying Sule Maitama's coffin as it arrived Abuja from Egypt on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

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Also in attendance were Senate President Bukola Saraki, Minister of Interior, Abdurrahman Danbazau; Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi.

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Others are, Minister of Water Resources, Sulaiman Adamu; Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan’ali and Accountant-General of the Federation Alhaji Ahmed Idris; Governors Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa), Mohammed Abubajar (Bauchi); Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); and Kashim Shettima (Borno) among others.

The deceased was also a former permanent representative of Nigeria to the United Nations.

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