President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday jetted out of the nation’s capital, Abuja, Daily Post reports.
He traveled to his hometown, Daura, Katsina state, to condole with the people on the passing of Senator Mustapha Bukar.
Bukar, 63, who was representing Katsina North in the Senate, died on Wednesday after a brief illness.
The President will be back to Abuja on Sunday.
Recall that the Senate president, Bukola Saraki visited Daura on Thursday.
Bukar’s body was committed to earth same day at the Daura central cemetery.
Late Bukar’s colleagues at the Senate, who attend the funeral included Ahmed Lawan, Aliyu Wammako, Abu Ibrahim and Umar Kurfi.
Other dignitaries at the burial were Deputy Governor of Katsina state, Alhaji Manir Yakubu and Speaker of the House of Assembly, Alhaji Abubakar Kusada, who led members of the House.
The funeral prayer was performed by the Chief Imam of Daura, Malam Salisu Rabe, at the Emir’s palace.