Former Kaduna Gov, Musa Balarabe is dead


Born August 21, 1936, Mr Musa was the first civilian governor of Kaduna State in Nigeriaโ€™s Second Republic before he was impeached on June 23, 1981.

A former governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, is dead.

Mr Musaโ€™s death was announced by his political associate and former senator, Shehu Sani.

โ€œAlhaji Balarabe Musa has died.May Allah forgive his souls and grant him Aljanna firdausi.Amin,โ€ Mr Sani wrote on Twitter.

Balarabe Musa, 84, was elected governor of Kaduna State in 1979 but was later controversially impeached and removed from office.


He is considered a progressive and worked with people of like minds to mobilise against the military junta of late Sani Abacha.

He was the leader of the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), a coalition of opposition parties, in the Fourth Republic.

Before his death, he was the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP).


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