Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo and former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived at the venue of the 2017 Murtala Muhammed memorial lecture in Abuja.
While Osinbajo is attending the event as the special guest of honour, Obasanjo is the chairman of the occasion.
The Murtala Muhammed Foundation is an organization founded on the ideals of late Murtala Muhammed and committed to improving the lives of Nigerians and Africans and has led efforts to develop innovative approaches to dealing with the challenges facing the country.
Murtala who was Nigeria’s 3rd military head of state was assassinated on his way to work in Lagos state during an abortive coup led by Lt-Colonel B.S. Dimka on February 13, 1976.
In the short time of his reign Muhammed’s policies won him broad popular support, and his decisiveness elevated him to the status of a folk hero.
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