2nd Republic Governor Of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, Dies At 84

Second Republic governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa, is dead. He died yesterday at the age of 84 after a protracted illness.

He has since been buried according to Islamic rites after funeral prayers at the Sultan Bello Mosque, Kaduna.

One of his sons, Kallamu Balarabe-Musa, confirmed the death of the former national chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP)

Musa’s death was announced by one of his close political associates and former Senator, Shehu Sani.

“Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died.May Allah forgive his souls and grant him Aljanna firdausi.Amin,” Mr Sani tweeted on his Twitter handle.

The late Musa, a dissident who was consistently opposed to bad governance and politics of greed and selfishness, was chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) and later stepped down voluntarily on health ground and old age.