Balarabe Musa Death

Balarabe Musa Death :Balarabe Musa Cause Of Death, How Former Governor Balarabe Died

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OpenLife Nigeria reports that Former Governor of Kaduna State,  Balarabe Musa Died. The former Governor, Balarabe Musa, died on Wednesday morning in Kaduna at the age of 84.



The news of his death was confirmed by one of his sons, Kallamu Balarabe-Musa.


This online news medium understands that Balarabe Musa who was the former National Chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) died at his residential home in Kaduna.


A source told our correspondent that  Balarabe Musa will be buried by 4 p.m. after funeral prayer at the Sultan Bello Mosque, Kaduna according to Islamic rights.



Life And Times of Former Governor of Kaduna,  Balarabe Musa


According to  News Agency of Nigeria, Balarabe Musa was born on Aug. 21, 1936, in Kaya, Kaduna State, he studied at Zaria Middle School from 1947 to 1952 and at the Institute of Administration, Zaria, 1952 to 1953.


Musa, who 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.


He was elected governor of the old Kaduna State in 1979 on the platform of the PRP, a party founded by late Mallam Aminu Kano.


As governor, he was prevented from constituting a cabinet by the state house of assembly, dominated by the opposition National Party of Nigeria (NPN) members.


Eventually, the House impeached him in June 1981, making him the first Nigerian state governor ever to be impeached.


He was the PRP candidate for the presidency in the 2003 elections, and later Chairman of the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP).


Former Governor of Kaduna,  Balarabe Musa Quits Active Politics

On Aug. 31, 2010, Balarabe-Musa quit active politics due to health issues and announced his immediate resignation from the chairmanship of the PRP.


Former Governor of Kaduna,  Balarabe Musa Last Interview With NAN


NAN also reports that Musa, in the last interview he granted NAN on Oct. 4, said that the aspirations of Nigeria could be achieved if both the leadership and followers resolved to play their part in earnest nation-building.


Former Governor of Kaduna,  Balarabe Musa View Of Current Nigeria Before His Death


“Honestly, the country has not fared well at 60. It is very disappointing that this is where we are.


“But things can be better; we can still achieve the dreams of the founding fathers if we all play our role in nation-building,” he said.


He urged leaders to always make the welfare and well-being of the people the focus of their policies and programmes.

What Former Governor of Kaduna,  Balarabe Musa Said About Restructuring Nigeria


The former governor stressed that political and economic restructuring of the country was key for progress

“We need to restructure the country politically and economically. We need to ensure that power actually resides with the people.

“The economic and political models we are currently operating only empower a few. Governments must be structured to impact positively on the masses,” he said.

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