A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad, who died on Friday has been buried according to Islamic rites.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Muhammad, aged 50, died in Abuja during a brief illness.
The Chief of Imam of Wamakko, Alhaji Shehu Ardo, led the funeral prayer conducted at the Wamakko Central Mosque, Wamakko, Sokoto State.
The prayer was attended by Governor Aminu Tambuwal, his predecessor; Senator Aliyu Wamakko, the National Vice-Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, North-West; Alhaji Inuwa Abdulkadir; members of the National and State Assemblies; and the Sokoto State Executive Council members.
Until his death, Muhammad was the Vice-Chairman, House Committee on the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency.
He was the Yariman Wamakko and has been representing his constituency in the House since 2011.
Muhammad, a younger brother to Senator Aliyu Wamakko, is survived by a wife and five children.