A former governor of Kaduna State, AbdulKadir Balarabe Musa is dead.
The politician’s death was announced by his political associate and former senator, Shehu Sani.
“Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died. May Allah forgive his souls and grant him Aljanna firdausi. Amin,” Mr Sani wrote on Twitter.
Musa was a left-wing Nigerian politician who was elected Governor of Kaduna State, Nigeria during the Nigerian Second Republic, holding office from October 1979 until he was impeached on 23 June 1981.
He is considered a progressive and worked with people of like minds to mobilise against the military junta of late Sani Abacha.