Olusegun Obasanjo, the Former President of Nigeria has described the late Balarabe Musa as a patriot.
Obasanjo stated that he was shocked by his death.
The former President’s spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, in a statement on Wednesday, disclosed that Obasanjo said the former governor of old Kaduna State had an unwavering belief in a greater Nigeria.
He noted that Musa gave the best of his talent and ability in pursuit of the goal.
Obasanjo recalled that the politician ran for the presidency on the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) platform in 2003.
“The late Alhaji Balarabe Musa will be remembered for his invaluable contribution to Nigeria’s political evolution.
“He brought renewed activism, verve and resourcefulness to bear on the nation’s polity,” Obasanjo added.