Tributes as ex-Kaduna Deputy Gov, Bala is buried

Tributes as ex-Kaduna Deputy Gov, Bala is buried

7/24/2021 7:20:00 PM

Tributes as ex-Kaduna Deputy Gov, Bala is buried

Mr Bala, 64, died in an Abuja hospital on July 11 following a protracted illness.

July 24, 20212 min readThe late former Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Barnabas Bala, (popularly known as Bantex), was on Saturday buried in his hometown, Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area.The burial organised by the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Manchok, was attended by relatives, friends, associates and top government officials including, Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

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Burial session of former Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Barnabas BalaThe News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Bala, 64, died in an Abuja hospital on July 11 following a protracted illness.Mr El-Rufai in a tribute at the funeral described the deceased as one of the most honest and decent persons he had ever come across in life.

“Bantex was a brilliant man. But beyond that, he was one of the most honest and decent humans I have ever come across. I will miss my friend.“We never argued in the four years he was my deputy except once when he told me he was going to resign.“And there was no decision we took without getting his opinion as the final opinion,” El-Rufai said. headtopics.com

According to him, Mr Bantex will be remembered for his laudable contributions to the growth and development of the state.Burial session of former Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Barnabas BalaThe deceased’s wife, Ladi Bala, said her late husband was a peaceful and loving man who died with a smile on his face.

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