By Musa Sunusi Ahmad
Kaduna State Government has said that former Secretary to the State Government(SSG), Mr Charles Bonat who died last Sunday, will be remembered as a voice of reason and moderation.
A statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye on Monday said that Kaduna State Government appreciates his service to the state.
According to Adekeye, the late Mr 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(SSG).’’
The statement further said that the deceased ‘’later crossed over to the Federal Civil Service and rose to the rank of Permanent Secretary, before retiring in 2015.’’
‘’As a retiree, Mr. 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 boards of some government agencies,’’ Adekeye recalled.
The Special Adviser said that Governor Nasir El-Rufai ‘’extends his condolence to Mr. Bonat’s family, and wishes them fortitude in this sad moment. May Almighty God grant his soul peaceful repose.’’