Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has lost one of his personal bodyguards, the presidency has announced.
Warrant Officer Lawal Mato per a statement from the presidency died on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
According to a presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Lawal Mato died after three years of battling with diabetes.
President Buhari who according to reports is devasted by the death has described the late bodyguard as “very thorough, trustworthy and dependable soldier who carried out his duties with diligence and focus.’’
The late bodyguard worked with President Buhari for many years before he won the 2015 elections.
Already, President Buhari has lost top official aide, Abba Kyari who died after being diagnosed with coronavirus.