Kaduna Ex-Governor, Balarabe Musa, dies at 84
NEWSMAN, Kaduna – Second Republic governor of Kaduna State, and first governor in the history of Nigeria to be impeached, Balarabe Musa has died at the age of 84.
One of his sons, Kallamu Balarabe-Musa, who confirmed his death, also said that Musa will be buried by 4 p.m. after funeral prayer at the Sultan Bello Mosque, Kaduna.
According to her, the remains of the former governor will be buried after the Zuhur Muslim prayer (1pm) today, according to Islamic rites.
Earlier, former Kaduna-Central Senator, Shehu Sani, had announced the death on Twitter.
“Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died. May Allah forgive his soul and grant him Aljanna Firdausi. Amin,” Sani said.
Musa was the former National Chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). He was born on Aug. 21, 1936, in Kaya, Kaduna State, News Agency of Nigeria NAN reported.
He studied at Zaria Middle School from 1947 to 1952 and at the Institute of Administration, Zaria, 1952 to 1953. He was an accounts clerk and a school teacher, held various managerial positions related to accountancy from 1960 to 1976, while studying at different colleges in London to gain additional qualifications.