Corpse arrived Ilorin International airport in an Overland Airplane by 4.30pm. Earlier the Saraki family, led by the mother, Mrs Florence, Senators Bukola, Gbemisola and Olaolu had earlier arrived in a Rivers state aircraft.
Dignitaries who came to receive the corpse included Speaker House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, National Planning Minister, Samsudeen Usman who led the federal government delegation, Internal Affairs Minister, Comrade Abba Moro, Senator Andy Uba, former Gombe state governor Senator DanJuma Goje and the CBN Governor, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
At the eid praying ground, the chief imam led the prayers at about 5.05pm. The eid arena was very crowded as many supporters struggled to catch a glimpse of the corpse. It took several minutes before it was brought out of the ambulance.
The corpse was later brought to the Illofa home at about 6.05 pm and lowered into the grave at about 6.20pm.