The former military governor of North Central State, Brigadier-General Abba Kyari, died Sunday night.
He was buried yesterday at the Apo cemetery in Abuja in accordance with the Islamic rites.
Among those that attended the burial were the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari; Governors of Borno and Kaduna, Kashim Shettima and Nasir El-rufai respectively; Senator Danjuma Goje; retired Admiral Murtala Nyako; retired General Abdurahman Danbazau; Colonel Mailmalari and the Minister of Water Resources, Sulaiman Adamu.
The late Brigadier General Abba Kyari attended Borno Middle School andBarewa College, Zaria. In 1959, he enlisted in the Nigerian Army as an Officer Cadet. He attended the 12th Regular Officers’ Training School, Teshie, Accra, Ghana (March 1959 – September 1959) and then the Mons Officer Cadet School, Aldershot, England from October 1959 to March 1960.