By Oluwakemi Ishola
Former Governor of old Kaduna State Balarabe Musa has died in the early hours of Wednesday after suffering from a protracted illness.
The death of the northern political elite was confirmed by Senator Sheu Sanni via his Twitter account.
According to a family source, Alhaji Balarabe died at the age of 85. His burial will be around 4.00 pm today 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.’