- The death of Alhaji Musa Saleh Kwankwaso has continued to generate reactions
- The former vice president, Atiku Abubakar eulogises the virtues of the late elder statesman
- The late Saleh Kwankwaso was a respected elder in Kano state
A former Nigerian vice president, Atiku Abubakar has expressed his condolences to the Kwankwaso family over the death of Musa Saleh Kwankwaso.
The late elder statesman is the father of a former governor of Kano state, Rabiu Kwankwaso.
Atiku said the late patriarch was devoted to his religion, family, and society.
The former vice president prayed for the Almighty Allah (God) to accept the soul of the elder statesman.
Legit.ng had earlier reported that Alhaji Musa Saleh Kwankwaso died on Friday morning, December 25, at the age of 93.
The Kwankwaso family said he left behind two wives, 19 children, and many grandchildren.
In another news, an ex-governor of the state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has countered the claim by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje that a former Emir of Kano, Muhammad Lamido Sanusi II, was dethroned to save the traditional institution from abuse.
He said Sanusi was dethroned because Ganduje was intimidated by the influence of the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The ex-governor claimed Sanusi was dethroned by the governor owing to his (Ganduje)'s inferiority complex.
In another news, Kwankwaso described the 2023 general elections as a do or die affair.
In a report by Premium Times, Kwankwaso warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to take the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for granted.
Kwankwaso, who was a senator in the 7th and 8th national Assembly went on to caution the ruling party not to plan a repeat of the 2019 Kano governorship election which was declared inconclusive.
Meanwhile, former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas.
In a post on his Facebook handle, the former Nigerian leader noted that 2020 has been a tough year, especially having to deal with the dreaded and deadly coronavirus pandemic.
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