Nigerian president's younger brother laid to rest



Abuja: The remains of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's younger brother was laid to rest today in Otuoke town in southern Bayelsa state.

Meni Jonathan, 47, died of cardiac arrest on November 20 at the National Hospital here.

"It was very painful that he died on the day that I was marking my birthday and his death is a very big blow to me and other members of my family," the president said at the graveside.

PTI