PHOTOS: Late Niger governor, Abdulkadir Kure buried in Minna

PHOTOS: Late Niger governor, Abdulkadir Kure buried in Minna

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 11:55 pm


The remains of former Governor of Niger, Abdulkadir Kure,  was laid to rest on Wednesday in Minna after burial prayer  led by Chief Imam of Minna Central Mosque, Sheik Isa Fari. Kure died on Sunday, Jan. 8, in a private hospital in Germany at the age of 60 years. Due to unprecedented crowd, the body of late Kure could not be brought out of the ambulance as the funeral prayer was conducted. Here are pictures from the burial by FEMI IPAYE

Wife of the deceased, Senator Zainab Kure (second left) with sympathisers during the burial prayer

Wife of the deceased, Senator Zainab Kure (second left) with sympathisers during the burial prayer

Prayer at the graveside

Prayer at the graveside

Prayer at the grave side before the burial of the late governor

Prayer at the grave side before the burial of the late governor

The remains of ex gov. Kure being taken for burial (Photo: FEMI IPAYE)

The remains of ex gov. Kure being taken for burial (Photo: FEMI IPAYE)

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