The former Governor of old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa is dead. He reportedly died at the early hours of Wednesday at the age of 84.
Musa was elected governor of the State, during the Nigerian Second Republic from October 1979 till he was impeached on 23 June 1981.
He was the first governor in the history of Nigeria to be impeached.
Balarabe was the leader of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) in the 4th Republic but stepped down as the chairman in 2018 due to health issues.
His death was disclosed by Shehu Sani, the former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district via his twitter handle.
Sani tweeted “Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died. May Allah forgive his souls and grant him Aljanna firdausi. Amin.
“Balarabe Musa; Inna lillahi wainna Illayhir rajiun. May Allah grant him Aljanna Firdausi. Amin.”