DANIELS G. O
President Muhammadu Buhari ‘s Bodyguard Mato Lawal has died of Diabetes After three years of struggling with the Disease. Lawal Mato,died on Tuesday 21 of April 2020,just a few days after the President Buhari lost his Chief of defence Abba Kyari.
The President described the officer,Mato Lawal who had been working with him for many years before he won the 2015 elections, as very a thorough, trustworthy and dependable soldier who carried out his duty with diligence and focus.
President Buhari in a statement issued by his senior special assistant on media and publicity Garba Shehu 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.
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, Battling diabetes.