Mr Hamza died on Sunday at a Covid-19 isolation centre at Kwanar Dawaki in Kano, his relative, Abdullahi Kausi said.
He was 70.
Mr Hamza’s funeral ceremony was conducted at about 5:00 p.m at Fagge, in Kano, amidst tears from family members and supporters.
He was laid to rest at Abattoir cemetery in Fagge. Health officials in personal protective equipment as required by the ministry of health for the burial of coronavirus victims lowered his remains.