Musa Inuwa

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Musa Inuwa
Governor of Niger State
In office
January 1992 – November 1993
Preceded by Lawan Gwadabe
Succeeded by Cletus Komena Emein
Personal details
Born 1948
Died 16 January 2010(2010-01-16) (aged 62)
Political party NRC, ANPP
Children three
Occupation physician

Dr. Musa Inuwa (1948 – 16 January 2010) was governor of Niger State in Nigeria from January 1992 to November 1993, elected as a member of the National Republican Convention (NRC). He was of Kanbari extraction, from the Kontagora zone of Niger State.[1]

He ran for governor of Niger in April 2003 on the All Nigeria People's Party ticket, coming third after Abdulkadir Kure of the People's Democratic Party and Mustapha Bello of the People's Redemption Party (PRP).[2]

In March 2006 he and other Niger State leaders urged the government to prevail on the National Assembly to stop the constitutional review, on the basis that the Nigerian constitution was less than seven years old.[3] In December 2006, he was made Commander of the Order of the Niger.[4]

Musa Inuwa died on January 16, 2010 in Zaria at age 62. He was survived by his wife and three children.[5]


  1. ^ Ma’aji Alhassan Tswako. "Between Abdulkadir Kure and the Nupe". Gamji. Retrieved 2009-12-09. 
  2. ^ "April 2003". Retrieved 2009-12-09. 
  3. ^ Adetutu Folasade-Koyi (March 6, 2006). "Constitution Review: ANPP, AD accuse Mantu of foul play". Daily Independent. Retrieved 2009-12-09. [dead link]
  4. ^ "2006 Nigerian National Honours conferred on 263 distinguished Nigerians and friends of Nigeria.". Nigeria Office of Public Communications. December 22, 2006. Retrieved 2009-12-09. 
  5. ^ Sunday Isuwa (January 17, 2010). "Former Niger Governor Inuwa Dies At 62". Leadership. Retrieved 2010-01-17.