On This Day: Murtala Mohammed Was Shot Dead In His Mercedes Benz (PHOTOS)

On this day 43 years prior, previous Nigerian military ruler Murtala Mohammad was killed in S Class Mercedes Benz.


Murtala Mohammed was Nigeria’s previous military head of state. He progressed toward becoming president in July 30, 1975.


Murtala Mohammed was murdered matured 37, alongside his Confidant (ADC), Lieutenant Akintunde Akinsehinwa in an unsuccessful overthrow endeavor driven by Lt. Col Buka Suka Dimka, when his vehicle was trapped in transit to his office at Dodan Encampment, Lagos by a gathering of warriors.

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