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Kaduna govt mourns former SSG, Bonat

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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Kaduna State Government says the former Secretary to the State Government, SSG, late Charles Bonat, who died last Sunday, will be remembered as a voice of reason and moderation.

Muyiwa Adekeye, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication, in a statement on Monday, said that the Kaduna State Government appreciated the service of the deceased to the state.

According to Mr Adekeye, the late Bonat had a rich public service career as he reached the pinnacle of the civil service at the state level as Permanent Secretary, before capping it up with a political appointment as Secretary to the Kaduna State Government.

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He said that the deceased later moved over to the Federal Civil Service and rose to the rank of Permanent Secretary before his retirement in 2015.

“As a retiree, Bonat sought elective office. Although that quest did not succeed, he continued to provide public service.

“He lent his considerable experience to the current government as a member of the Transition Committee in 2015 and 2019.

“He also served on the Board of some government agencies,’’ Mr Adekeye said.

The special adviser said that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state extended his condolence to Bonat’s family and wished them fortitude in this sad moment.

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“May Almighty God grant his soul peaceful repose,’’ he said.


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