The Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has planned to replace his deputy, Barnabas Bantex, Source confirmed to Newsflash247.
Sources gathered that the Cabal in Kaduna State Government have finally succeeded in persuading and prevailing on Mallam Nasir El-Rufai to replace his deputy.
The Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex is said to have been critically ill of an unknown disease and has been out of the country on medical vacation in an unknown location since the past three months.
Prior to his medical vacation, Arc Bantex was said to have been sidelined from the Governance of the State by the Governor who is under a very strong influence of cabal running the affairs of the state.
Under the desperate circumstance, Arc Bantex is said to have been compelled by the cabal to opt for a hospital of their choice as opposed to the preferred hospital of the Deputy Governor.
Source close to Bala Bantex reveal that his medical condition is critical. Meanwhile, in his absence on account of ill health, sources confirmed that an arrangement has been concluded to replace him immediately.
The cabal are already scouting for a young, vibrant Hausa-Fulani technocrat as Deputy Governor should in an event El-Rufai decides to take up the Vice President position at the federal level.
It was gathered, the cabal do not want the event of 2009 to repeat itself, where after the appointment of Namadi Sambo as Vice President of Nigeria by Former President Goodluck Jonathan, his deputy, Patrick Yekowa, a Christian from Southern Kaduna became the governor automatically.