The body of late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, has been laid to rest in Abuja.

According to sources, Kyari, died on Friday after testing positive for the coronavirus.

His remains which arrived at the cemetery about 11.10 am in a white casket was interred at the Gudu Cemetery, Abuja where it was lowered into the grave at about 11.20 am.

On the activities that followed his burial, his interment took place shortly after an Islamic prayer was made for him at the Defence House, Maitama, Abuja.

Apart from top government officials who participated in the burial rites, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control officials were also present to supervise the burial.