Bala Bantex Biography


Bala Bantex Profile / Bala Bantex Biography 


Bala Bantex

Full Name

Yusuf Barnabas Bala

Date of Birth

20 December, 1956


Death Date

64 Years Old

11 July, 2021

State of Origin

Kaduna State



Yusuf Barnabas Bala, often known as Bala Bantex, is a Nigerian politician, architect, and former deputy governor of Kaduna State. He was the founder of the architecture business Bantex consortium and the former Kaduna state chairman of the reigning political party APC.

Bala Bantex Age 

Bala Bantex was born in Kaura Local Government Area, Kaduna State, on December 20, 1956. He died at the age of 64.

Bala Bantex Career / Professional Life

Bala Bantex was an All Progressives Congress (APC) member (APC). Between 2015 until 2019, he served as the deputy governor during Governor Nasir El-first Rufai’s term. He stepped down to run for the Senate position for Kaduna South Senatorial District in 2019, but he was defeated by Peoples Democratic Party Senator Danjuma La’ah (PDP).

Bala Bantex served in the House of Representatives and was the previous chairman of Kaura Local Government Area in Kaduna.

Bala Bantex Education

Bala earned his bachelor’s degree from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Kaduna.

Bala Bantex Children/ Wife 

Bala Bantex and his wife are married. His wife’s identity is currently unknown. The couple has been blessed with children.

Bala Bantex’s net worth is unknown.

Bala Bantex’s net worth is currently unknown.

Bala Bantex  Dead

Barnabas Bantex, a former Kaduna state vice governor, has died.

Between 2015 to 2019, Bantex, a 65-year-old architect, served as the state’s vice governor. According to family sources, he died after a long illness in an Abuja hospital.

Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna, confirmed his death in a press statement issued on Sunday.


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