The Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufa’i has expressed grief over the death of former deputy governor of the State, Bala Barnabas Bantex.
The deceased served as deputy to Mr El-rufai in his first term between 2015-2019.
The Governor who announced Bala’s death in a statement on Sunday, however did not give further details about the cause of his death.
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It’s a very sad day:
In Bantex, I have lost a dear friend and partner in the service of Kaduna State
In the midst of trying times, I have received with utter sadness news of the departure of my friend and brother, His Excellency Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex).