Nigeria, April 18 -- The first lady, Aisha Buhari, on Monday joined other Nigerians to mourn Abba Kyari, praying to God to forgive all "shortcomings" of the late chief of staff to the president.

Mr Kyari died in Lagos from coronavirus complications on Friday.

His body was moved to Abuja Friday morning and buried in line with Islamic customs.

Tributes have poured in for the late chief of staff Saturday, with condolences coming from former Nigerian leaders Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and top diplomats from the United Kingdom and the European Union also joined in praying for his memory and family.

Mrs Buhari in a Twitter post consoled with Mr Kyari's family and prayed for a quick end to v...