Photos: General Abubakar Tanko Ayuba's burial

     
Retired Maj.-Gen. Tanko Ayuba, who died on Wednesday in a Lagos hospital has been buried in Kebbi.
He was buried on Thursday at his family compound. Ayuba’s body was flown to Birnin Kebbi and moved to his country home at Dirin-Daji in the Sakaba Local Government Area of Kebbi.

At the burial was Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Deputy Governor Samaila Yombe, Nigerian
Armed Forces representatives, Senator Mohammed Magoro, Cabinet members, state representatives, royal fathers and many Nigerian dignitaries.

 Ayuba, 71, was a Senator between 1999 and 2007. He was also a former Governor of the old Kaduna State after which he was appointed Minister of Communications. He was survived by wife, Mrs Ronke Ayuba, a former broadcaster, eight children and eight grand children.