By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The National Chairman of Action Alliance (AA), Hon. Adekunle Rufa’i Omo-Aje has said that the political ideology of late former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa will never be forgotten soon, but will be a reference point for a better Nigeria.
He made the assertion when he led a delegation of members of Coalition of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), to the residence of the late political icon on March 6, 2021.
Omo-Aje who recalled the numerous contributions of the deceased to Nigeria’s democracy, hailed his meritorious service to his state and the country at large during his lifetime.
He added that the laudable achievements of the deceased politician when he held sway as the national Chairman of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) were remarkable.
Omoaje, who succeeded Musa as the national Chairman of the CNPP, reassured that he would continue from where the deceased stopped.
Describing the late politician as a political icon of his time, Omoaje noted that the forthrightness of Musa should be emulated by all politicians of the present generation.
He called on all politicians to learn from the life and times of Balarabe Musa and live uprightly as he did during his days on earth.
He also called on the Kaduna State Government and the federal government to immortalize the late politician in recognition of his meritorious service to the state and the nation at large.
The CNPP Chairman said he was in Kaduna to pay his last respectlate to his mentor, Alhaji Balarabe Musa’s widow, who died when he was not in the country.
He described the demise of Balarabe Musa as a great loss not only to his family or Kaduna State, but the nation at large.
“When Baba was alive, it was his custom that everybody be inclusive politically even if you’re a student or market women leader.
“He would like to have your say on who governs you, whether you’re educated or illiterate.
“it is only in CNPP that will allow us to have these people in the group, hence my visit today to meet with them – leaders of all political parties, associations and like minded groups to come back stronger and even do it better than what we inherited from our mentor.whom all of us happens to be his political children as the National Chairman of Coalition of Nigeria Political Parties, (CNPP),” he said.
Omo-Aje on arrival at the residence in Kaduna was received by one of the sons of the deceased, Kazeem Balarabe Musa .
Speaking on behalf of the family, Kazeem expressed gratitute to the CNPP Chairman for the condolence.