The Wake Keep for Late Baba Musa S. Gwabin, father of Theatre Commander Operation HADIN KAI, North East, Major General Christopher Musa who died on October 6, 2021, at the age of 82 years has been held in Kaduna.
Mammoth crowd, family members, friends and other dignitaries thronged his residence at Moshoeshoe close, Narayi high cost kaduna.
In his remarks, Reverend Mark Ayuba of ECWA Church Bayan Dutse Narayi where Baba and Mama used to worship welcomed all to the gathering.
He said Mama and Baba are all with the Lord, explaining that Mama passed away three years ago and Baba this time around.
“We thank God that before Baba left the world, he was prayerful. We are confident that he is with our saviour,” he prayed. According to him, the life of the late father is worthy of celebration.
In a tribute, Elder James Daniel said that everyone God created is for a purpose.
“God takes one when your time is off, whether you achieve your purpose or not.
“Baba has lived for so many years. Everyone will be praying to live that long. It doesn’t matter how long you live, but how well you lived,” he said.
Maj Dangana from 1 Division Nigerian Army also prayed for the deceased and consoled the family.
In his remarks, the Theatre Commander Operation HADIN KAI, Major Gen Christopher Musa said they were overwhelmed by the show of love from their family, friends and associates.
“We are grateful to everyone that came around despite short notice. The Governor of Borno State, ably represented by the Deputy Governor, Umar Usman Kadafur and all others who came from far and near,” he said.
Yohana Bobai in a vote of thanks on behalf of the family, thanked all who were present.
“We appreciate each and every one of you. We thank God for your coming and I am sure if Baba were to wake up and see all, he will say, “Lord I thank you”.
He also invited the general public to the final internment billed for Thursday 14, October 2021.
As part of activities at the wake keep, songs were administered by Women fellowship of Ecwa Church Bayan Dutse Narayi and 1 Division Christian fellowship.