Elder statesman, Balarabe Musa, died on Wednesday.
The previous outdated Kaduna State Governor was enthusiastic about nationwide points and remained a serious voice in opposition to dangerous management and governance till his dying.
In one in all his final interviews in October 2020, Musa stated Nigeria might have been higher if workplace holders carried out effectively.
He informed Information Company of Nigeria that the nation’s aspirations can nonetheless be achieved if each the management and followers play their half.
“The nation has not fared effectively at 60. It is extremely disappointing that that is the place we’re. However issues may be higher; we are able to nonetheless obtain the desires of the founding fathers if all of us play our position in nation-building.”
Musa urged leaders to prioritize the welfare of the folks.
The deceased restated his name for restructuring, noting that it was essential for progress
“We have to restructure the nation politically and economically. We have to be certain that energy truly resides with the folks. The financial and political fashions we’re at present working solely empower a number of.”
On safety, Musa stated the problem threatens the nation’s prosperity.
Musa was born on August 21, 1936 in Kaya, Kaduna. He studied at Zaria Center Faculty and on the Institute of Administration, Zaria. He was an accounts clerk and later a faculty instructor.
The deceased was the Individuals’s Redemption Celebration (PRP) presidential candidate within the 2003 elections.
In 2007, the Convention of Nigerian Political Events (CNPP) he led endorsed then retired Common Muhammadu Buhari in opposition to Umaru Musa Yar’Adua of the Individuals’s Democratic Celebration (PDP).
In January 2009, at a public lecture in honour of former Oyo State Governor, Lam Adesina, Musa stated that electoral rigging have to be stopped.
“We’d like a revolution in Nigeria to have a constructive change within the political system”, he stated.
In April 2010, Musa acknowledged that the nation’s electoral system was rigged to favour moneybags.
On August 31 2010, the politician give up energetic politics attributable to well being points and introduced his resignation as PRP chairman.