The possible cause of death of President Muhammadu Buhari’s personal bodyguard, Warrant Officer Lawal Mato, whose death was announced on Tuesday, has been revealed.
In a statement, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, had confirmed that Mato died after three years of struggling with diabetes.
He said the military officer had been working with President Buhari for many years before he won the election in 2015.
Mourning the military officer, the President described him as a “very thorough, trustworthy and dependable soldier who carried out his duty with diligence and focus”.
He prayed that Allah would ease Mato’s passage to paradise and grant his family, as well as the government and people of Jigawa State the fortitude to bear the loss.
According to Shehu, Mato was part of a team restored to President Buhari as personal security by late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua
He added that the late warrant officer had been off full duty for three years, while treating diabetes.The Street Reporters Newspaper is your BREAKING NEWS platform. Do you have Breaking news or Opinion article for us? | *Call: +234 817 504 7979 | Or Email Us: firstname.lastname@example.org | Follow Us on Twitter https://twitter.com/streetreporters | Join Our Fans on Facebook: https://facebook.com/streetreporters.ng | Follow us on Instagram https://intagram.com/streetreporters | Advertise With Us: +2348035823617 | Visit Our Website: www.StreetReporters.ng