By; ISAAC ODEH, Kaduna
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna State Council has condoled the Kaduna State Government and people over the demise of a former Deputy Governor of the state, Barnabas Yusuf Bala Bantex who passed on Sunday July 11, 2021 in Abuja.
A statement signed by the Chairperson of the council, Comrade Ayuba Magaji Suleiman and the Secretary, Comrade Christiana John Bawa said the union lost a confidant and a true friend.
The statement described the former Deputy Governor, late Barnabas Yusuf Bala Bantex as a gentleman of peace and honour as well as a committed democratic leader who served his community, state and the nation well.
“He died when the union and the state as well as the nation needed him most.”
“On behalf Nigeria Labour Congress and all the affiliates, we extend our heartfelt condolence to the state government, his immediate family and his friends.
“We pray God to grant his soul eternal rest and give the family the fortitude to bear the loss,” it said.