Murtala Mohammed was executed in his dark Mercedes Benz cantina vehicle on 13 February 1976 alongside his ADC, Akintunde Akinsehinwa, in a bombed upset drove by Lt. Col Buka Suka Dimka in a trap on his way to his office.
General Murtala Mohammed was conceived in the year 1938 in Kano City and kicked the bucket in the year 1976 in Lagos. He ousted General Gowon when the last was in Uganda for an African Union highest point. He turned into the Head of State from 1975 until his death in 1976.
General Murtala was the cerebrum behind Abuja being the Federal Capital. He set up the arrangement and set up a board headed by Justice Akinola Aguda. He made seven States in 1976 they are: Bauchi, Imo, Niger, Ogun, Ondo, Borno, Benue.
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