By Umar Isa
The remains of a former military governor of old Kano state, Hamza Abdullahi, has been laid to rest in Kano on Friday.
The late retired air vice marshal’s corpse was flown into the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport from Germany.
His corpse was received by Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Hadejia, Adamu Maje and order top government functionaries around 8pm.
The corpse was conveyed to Emir’s palace by a Nigerian Air Force’s Ambulance.
The funeral prayer which was held at exactly 10pm at the Kano Emirs palace was led by Chief Imam of Hadejia, Abdurahman Yusuf.
His remains were buried at Tarauni cemetery in Tarauni Local government area of Kano state.
The late AVM died late on Wednesday at a German hospital after a protracted illness.
Among the prominent personalities that attended the funeral prayer include; Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Emirs of Kano, Kazaure and Hadejia, Muhammad Sanusi II, Najib Hussaini Adamu and Adamu Maje respectively.
Others were, a former Minister of Industry, AVM Nura Imam, former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, Deputy governor of Kano state, Nasiru Gawuna, Barau Jibrin and Ubale shittu, among others.