By; FUNMI ADERINTO, Kaduna
The former Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, His Excellency late Architect Barnabas Yusuf Bala Bantex will be laid to rest on July 24, 2021.
In a signed statement for the family, Banta Bala said the family announced with deep sense of gratitude to God, of His Excellency, late Arc. Barnabas Yusuf Bala Bantex burial arrangement of their Husband, grandfather, father, uncle, brother and son, who died on Sunday the 11th July, 2021.
The burial arrangement is scheduled to hold on 24th July, 2021, at ECWA Church, Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State at 9am Prompt.
However, the incumbent Governor, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai has offered his condolence in person to the wife and children of his friend and brother, His Excellency, Architect Barnabas Yusuf Bala.
He said, “We are pained by his loss but will cherish our fond memories of him. May his gentle soul rest in peace”.
Governor el-Rufai described late Barnabas Yusuf Bala Bantex Personal Memories has his friend, partner, brother and compatriot.
A loyal and courageous colleague, a politician of uncommon integrity, and a true Nigerian that stood by what is right at great personal cost.
He noted that, “Personally, I will miss you, your cheerful disposition and wise counsel.
All of us in the Kaduna State Government miss you dearly. Rest in Perfect Peace my brother, the Governor added.