​Balarabe Musa’s Death ,Colossal Loss – NUJ Kaduna State Council

Nigeria Union of Journalists ,Kaduna State Council described the death of the first civilian Governor of defunct Kaduna State Alhaji  Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa as a colossal loss to the media,Kaduna State and Nigeria.

In a statement signed by its Secretary, Comrade Femi Adi, the council said Balarabe was a Nigerian patriot in the traditional  late Chief Obafemi  Awolowo, Late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and Late Aminu Kano ,who was passionate about the liberation of the Talakawa(masses) from the doldrums of operation to freedom.
According to the statement: “The late Balarabe Musa was not only a true friend ,who never missed any opportunity to engage the media, but also one personality whose doors were widely opened to journalists anytime for  interviews”.

“The second Republic governor would be remembered for his invaluable contributions to National discourse ,development and passion for the liberation as well as  empowerment of the Talakawa(Masses)”.
“He would also be remembered for his consistent  conviction and strong believe in the socialist ideology for an egalitarian society, where the masses enjoy equal opportunity and social justice “.
“He was fearless and selfless even ,when he was faced with threat of impeachment by retrogressive forces” .

“The entire members of NUJ, Kaduna State Council condole the family of the visionary leader ,whose 16-point agenda midwived the path for development of Kaduna State as a modern society.
May his soul rest in peace “, they said.

The news of his death hit the air waves in the early hours of Wednesday ,11th November ,2020 .

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