The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has sent condolences message to the governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-rufai over the death of Arc. Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex), former Deputy Governor of the state.
The ruling party governors said they received the news of Bantex death with “heavy heart and gratitude to God for a life well lived.”
The deputy governor died on Sunday at age of 64.
In a statement signed Monday in Abuja, by its chairman and Kebbi state governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, said prayed God to reward all the good work of Arc. Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex)
“We join the family, Kaduna State Government, members of All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State and the nation, to pray for the repose of the soul of our dear and beloved Arc. Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex). His death is a loss to the nation and the Nigerian progressive community.
“We pray to God Almighty to grant his family the fortitude to bear this heavy loss. May Allah reward all the good work of Arc. Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex), forgive his limitations and bless what he left behind.
“May the soul of Arc. Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex) rest in peace!”