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About General Murtala Muhammed
Late General Murtala Ramat Muhammed was born in the ancient city of Kano, Nigeria on 8 November 1938. He zealously pursued his academics and showed a strong sense of value for discipline, responsibility and teamwork. Thereafter, General Muhammed, a graduate of the prestigious Sandhurst Academy in the UK enlisted into the Nigerian Army and is today still celebrated as a legendary visionary,  eminent soldier and a great patriot. His dedication to his country and his people is still celebrated and recognized today, both in Nigeria and internationally. On top of his professional success and international recognition General Muhammed was and is beloved husband and a father. His legacy of professionalism, dedication, honor and hard work lives on in his works and through his children and many grandchildren.

Murtala Muhammed Avenue, Namibia

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Murtala Muhammed Cenotaph

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Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria

The Murtala Muhammed Airport – originally known as Lagos International Airport was renamed in the mid 1970s to honor the legacy and memory of leader, soldier and patriot late General Murtala Muhammed. Today, it is one of the busiest Nigeria’s airport and serving numerous international and domestic airlines

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Nigerian National Currency

Nigeria’s unique currency, the Naira symbolized a transition from European influence to one uniquely Nigerian. As the official currency of Nigeria, this monetary unit was introduced in 1971, twelve years after independence. In fact, Nigeria was the last of the African nations to remove the currency £sd introduced by the British Empire.The evolution of the […]

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