One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s personal bodyguards, passed away on Tuesday as grief hits AsoRock again.
Warrant Officer Lawal Mato, passed away on Tuesday.
He reportedly died after struggling for 3 years with diabetes.
In a special tribute to him,
Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President said;
The President described the officer, who had been working with him for many years before he won the 2015 elections, as “very thorough, trustworthy and dependable soldier who carried out his duty with diligence and focus.’’
President Buhari prayed that Allah will ease his passage to paradise and grant his family, government and people of Jigawa State, the fortitude to bear the loss.
WO Mato was part of a team that former President Umaru Musa Yar’adua restored to President Buhari as personal security and he had been off full duty for three years, treating diabetes.
Senior Special Assistant to the President
(Media & Publicity)
April 21, 2020