Former Labour Minister, Musa Gwadabe dies at 86

A former Minister of Labour and Productivity, and pioneer member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Musa Gwadabe, is dead.


Gwadabe died Wednesday morning (today) at the age of 86 at a Kano hospital after a prolonged illness.


A daughter of the deceased, who is also a worker at Radio Nigeria Pyramid FM Kano, Aisha Musa Gwadabe confirmed the death, saying the funeral prayer of the late minister would hold at 2.00 pm (today) at his residence off Maiduguri road, in Kano.


Gwadabe was a minister during Olusegun Obasanjo’s first tenure from 1999 to 2003. He was also Secretary to Kano State Government during the tenure of Late Sabo Bakin Zuwo and was a member of several boards.

He left behind two wives, 11 children and many grandchildren.

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