The body of late Aliyu Akwe-Doma, former Governor of Nasarawa State, arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Saturday night.
The remains were transported in a Turkey Airline.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the body was received by a delegation of the state government comprising commissioners, special advisers and interim management committee chairmen.
Others include Rep. Ogoshe Onawo, associates and family members of the deceased.
NAN reported that the body was taken to the residence of the ex-governor in Asokoro Abuja, from where it would depart to his home town for burial.
Doma, who died in a hospital in Israel on March 6, would be buried in Doma Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, on Sunday.
Doma was the second civilian governor of the state from 2007 to 2011.