Mr. Risqua Murtala Muhammed is the son of late General Murtala Muhammed and holds a B.Sc. Honours Degree in Finance and Banking from the University of Lagos and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Marketing) from the prestigious Cardiff Business School, University of Wales.
He served as Executive Director of Asset Management Group and AMG Petro-Energy Limited until his appointment in year 2000 as a Special Assistant to the President, on International Relations and later Privatization. He was also a Special Adviser to the President on International Relations from 2003 to May 2007. He has since resumed his position as Managing Director AMG Petro-Energy Limited.