Muktar Muhammed

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Muktar Muhammed
Governor of Kaduna State
In office
1977 – July 1978
Preceded byUsman Jibrin
Succeeded byIbrahim Mahmud Alfa
Personal details
Born(1944-11-11)11 November 1944
Died1 October 2017(2017-10-01) (aged 72)

Wing Commander Muktar Muhammed (11 November 1944 – 1 October 2017)[1][2] was the military governor of Kaduna State, Nigeria from July 1978 to October 1979 during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo.[3] Wing commander Muktar Muhammed played an active role in the coup that brought General Murtala Mohammed to power, and was appointed to the new Supreme Military Council on 30 July 1975.[4] He was appointed governor of Kaduna State in 1977, in which position he was promoted to Group Captain.[5]


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  3. ^ "Nigerian States". WorldStatesmen. Retrieved 2010-05-20.
  4. ^ Nowa Omoigui. "MURTALA RAMAT MUHAMMED (1938-1976)". Dawodu. Retrieved 2010-05-20.
  5. ^ Template:Cite book. He retired from the Service of the Nigerian Air Force at the rank of Air Vice Marshal (AVM).