- President Muhammadu Buhari has lost one of his most trusted and honest staff, Buhari Nalado Sandamu
- Sandamu, also known as Commander, died on Monday, September 9, at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano state
- The deceased, a native of Katsina state, was known to have served President Buhari for more than 30 years
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sadness and regret over the death of one of his high-ranking staff, Buhari Nalado Sandamu, who served him for over 30 years.
Also known as Commander, Sandamu, famed for being a loyal and honest friend to President Buhari, passed on Monday, September 9, at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano.
Referring to the death of Sandamu, the president said: “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 also sent his condolences to the family of the deceased in the Sandamu local government area of Katsina through a delegation.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Buhari on Thursday, August 1, joined in mourning the death of a first-class monarch in the north, Danjuma Stephen Bayonga, the Gara Donga in Taraba state.
Banyonga reportedly died in a hospital in Abuja and the incident was confirmed by the chairman of Donga local government area, Nashuka Musa Donga.
In his condolence message to the Taraba state government and the family of the deceased monarch, President Buhari described the late 81-year-old traditional ruler and retired policeman as a person devoted to the improvement of the welfare of people in his domain.
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