The Kaduna State Government has declared Monday, July 12th 2021 as a work-free day to honour the memory and service of its former Deputy Governor, Barnabas Yusuf Bala Bantex, who died in the early hours of Sunday.
This was announced in a statement issued by Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye, on Sunday.
According to the statement, state government has declared Monday, 12th July 2021 as a work-free day in honour of his memory and service to the state.
It also stated that Nasir El-Rufai had sent a personal message of condolence to the family.
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Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex, who served as Deputy Governor of Kaduna State from May 2015 to May 2019, died on Sunday in Abuja after a brief illness.