Balarabe Musa Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa was a Nigerian politician who was elected Governor of Kaduna State, Nigeria during the Nigerian Second Republic.

He served as governor from Octiber 1979, until 23rd June, 1981 when he was impeached. He has also served in various capacities, including Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), where he served as the leader.
He was also the chairman of the People's Redemption Party (PRP) until 2018, when he quit active politics due to health issues. He died on the 11th of November, 2020.
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Balarabe Musa Profile

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Full name: Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa
Born: 21st August 1936
Died: 11th November 2020 (84 years)
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Institute of Administration, Zaria
Children: Nine
Occupation: Political party
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Balarabe Musa Biography and Early Career

Balarabe Musa was born on the 21st of August, 1936 in Kaya, Kaduna State. After completing his elemtery education in 1947, he enrolled at the Zaria Middle School (present day Barewa College) for his secondary education, graduating in 1952. He immediately proceeded to the Institute of Administration, Zaria.

In 1953, Musa began his career as an accounts clerk. He worked there till 1955 when he left the job for a teaching job, which he also left in 1960. He held various managerial positions related to accountancy in the period 1960 to 1976, while studying at different colleges in London to gain additional qualifications.

Political Career

Alhaji  Balarabe Musa was elected as the governor of Kaduna State in 1979, under the platform of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), a victory that was unsuccessfully challenged by the National Party of Nigeria (NPN). His victory w3as short-lived as he was stalemated by the Kaduna state house of assembly, which was dominated by NPN members. 

He was unable to form a cabinet since he refused to nominate NPN members and the House refused to ratify his candidates. Eventually, he got impeached in June 1981, becoming the first Nigerian state governor ever to be impeached.

Depite the impeachment, Musa continued being acting in the Nigerian politics. He contested in the 2003 presidential election under the PRP platform but wasn't lost. 

On 31 August 2018, he resigned from chairmanship of the People's Redemption Party and also quit active politics due to health issues.

On the 11th of November, 2020, he reportedly died in Kaduna town at the age of 84. The news of his death was confirmed by one of his sons to BBC.

Alhaji Balarabe Musa is survived by his wife, nice children and grand children.

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