Minister of Youth and sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has said the death of former Minister of Youth and Sports Development Malam Bala Bawa Kaoje is a huge loss to not only his family and friends, but the country at large.
In a statement Mr Dare said ” Shocking to learn about the death of former Minister of Youth and Sports Development Engineer Bala Bawa Kaoje. So sad that Nigeria has lost a very illustrious son who served this country meritoriously. His death has robbed Nigeria of another bright mind and committed public servant This is not just a loss to his family and friends, but the country in general.
“He made his mark while serving as Minister of Youth and Sports. He was a multi talented man who served his people and the country with all his mind and might. May God console his family and grant him eternal rest”.
Born in Kebbi State on 20th September 1960, Bala Bawa Ka’oje earned a master’s degree in structural engineering from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. His remains were interred in Abuja on Tuesday afternoon.