The death has been occurred of Air Vice Marshall Mukhtar Muhammad (rtd)
Late AVM Muhammad died on Sunday in a hospital in London after a protracted illness.
As a Wing Commander, Muktar Muhammed was the military governor of Kaduna State from July 1978 to October 1979 during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo and played an active role in the coup that brought Gen. Murtala Mohammed to power.
He was later appointed to the new Supreme Military Council on 30 July 1975. He was appointed governor of Kaduna State in 1977, in which position he was promoted to Group Captain.
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