Former governor of Kaduna, Balarabe Musa, dies at 85

The Late Balarabe Musa

The former Governor of old Kaduna State Balarabe Musa is dead. He died on Wednesday at the age of 85.

This was confirmed by his son, Dr. Ibrahim Balarabe, who said his father died in the early hours of Wednesday after suffering from a protracted illness.

“He died today Wednesday, 11th of November at the age of 85. His burial will be around 4.00 pm today (Nov 11,2020),” Balarabe told Channels Television.

He adds that Balarabe Musa will be buried according to Islamic rites.

Balarabe Musa according to his son will be remembered for being honest and straightforward, describing him also as an ‘encyclopedia of knowledge.’

Meanwhile, sympathizers have started trooping to the Rimi residence of the former Governor to pay their condolences to the family.

Former Kaduna-Central Senator, Shehu Sani also announced the death of Balarabe Musa in a Tweet he shared on his official handle.

Sani said, “Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died. May Allah forgive his soul and grant him Aljanna Firdausi. Amin.”

Shehu Sani also shared photos of them together.
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