The former Governor of old Kaduna State Balarabe Musa died on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the age of 85.
His son, Dr Ibrahim Balarabe confirmed this to journalists.
He said the ex-governor died in the early hours of Wednesday after suffering from a protracted illness.
“He died today Wednesday, 11th of November at the age of 85. His burial will be around 4:00 pm today,” Balarabe told journalists.
He adds that Balarabe Musa will be buried according to Islamic rites.
Balarabe Musa according to his son will be remembered for being honest and straightforward.
His son also described him as an ‘encyclopedia of knowledge.’
Meanwhile, sympathizers have started trooping to the Rimi residence of the former Governor to pay their condolences to the family.
Former Kaduna-Central Senator, Shehu Sani also announced the death of Balarabe Musa in a Tweet he shared on his official handle.
Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died.May Allah forgive his souls and grant him Aljanna firdausi.Amin.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) November 11, 2020