President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the death of Buhari Nalado Sandamu who he said served him and his family for more than 30 years.
President Buhari, in a statement by the senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, was reported to have said: “I have lost a good and honest caretaker.”
Buhari Nalado Sandamu, popularly known as “Commander” was said to have served the President loyally for over 30 years.
The President was further quoted as saying: “I have lost a prudent and a wonderful custodian who did so well taking care of my country home in Daura. May Allah bless his soul and give strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss, Ameen.”
The President sent a delegation to the family of the bereaved in Sandamu Local Government Area of Katsina State. The delegate is made up of Senior Special Assistant, Domestic and Household Matters, Sarki Abba, Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu and State House Chief of Protocol, Ambassador Lawal Kazaure as well as the President’s Housekeeper, Saleh Yuguda.
“Commander” died at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano yesterday, September 9.