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A former Secretary-General of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Colonel Musa Shehu has died.
His death was confirmed in a statement on Wednesday by the forum, Naija News reports.
ACF stated that Colonel Shehu passed away in the early hours of Sunday, June 19th, 2022, after a brief illness.
The late Arewa forum scribe has been buried according to Islamic rites.
The statement stated, “With glory to Almighty Allah (SWT), the apex socio-political umbrella of the Northern states, Arewa Consultative Forum, sadly, announce the death of its erstwhile Secretary General, Colonel Musa Shehu (Rtd), who passed away at the early hours of Sunday, June 19, 2022, after a brief illness.”
Naija News gathered that the late Shehu was a one-time military administrator of Plateau and Rivers states.
He will be remembered for his tremendous contributions to the developments and upkeep, during his glorious tenure as secretary-general of the ACF.
According to the ACF, Colonel Shehu was perspicacious all his life, he sacrificed his life to national and societal services, loved, cherished and adored by all that came his way, adding that during his lifetime, before retiring to his creator, Col. Shehu was, the Acting Chairman, Political Committee of the Arewa Consultative Forum.
The forum said that a condolence register, on behalf of ACF and his family, has been opened at the ACF Headquarters, No. 11A, Sokoto Road, Kaduna, while his family house, at Apo Quarters, Abuja, receives personal sympathisers.