The remains of the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Shehu Abubakar, were buried in his palace in Gombe at 7:20 p.m. on Friday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported.
The emir died on May 27 in a London hospital.
The Chief Imam of Gombe Central Mosque, Imam Aminu Pindiga, led the funeral prayer.
The Deputy Governors of Gombe and Bauchi, Mr Tha’anda Rubainu and Alhaji Sagir Aminu-Saleh, were also in attendance.
Some indigenes of the state who spoke with newsmen described the death of the emir as a great loss to the state and the country at large.
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