A former governor of old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, is dead.
Musa died on Wednesday at the age of 84 after a brief illness.
A son of the deceased, Kassim Balarabe Musa, confirmed the news in a short statement.
He said, "I will like to inform you the passing away of my father, Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa. He died this morning about 30 minutes ago."
A former lawmaker from Kaduna Senator Shehu Sani, also confirmed the news.
He said, “Alhaji Balarabe Musa has died. May Allah forgive his soul and grant him Aljanna firdausi. Amin.”