The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Saleh-Kwankwaso died in the early hours of Friday at the age of 93. “When we received the information, apart from being shocked and jittery about it, we all felt that a great father has passed away. The feeling of this shockingly striking death will remain with us forever. “Our great father was indeed a guide and an embodiment of patience, courage, humility, and a complete human being of endearing character and exemplary leadership.
“It is with deep sense of grief and un-imagined feeling and on behalf of the government and people of Kano state, that we are sending our condolence message to the former governor of the state, Senator Rabi’u Musa-Kwankwaso,” he said.
Ganduje said that the state has lost an illustrious son of high degree of exemplary character, whose leadership qualities earned him recognition, respect, and a good end to his Lord.