1976 FEBRUARY 13th: In the early morning of 13th February 1976 in which General Ramat Murtala Muhammed the Military head of States was Shot to death by Lt Col B.S Dimka of the Army Physical Training Corps Unit alongside with Military Officers from the rank of Major General down to Lance corporal who identify themselves as Young Revolutionaries.
An eyewitness to the killing of General Ramat Murtala Muhammad said that ” A Man in Civilian clothes approached the general Mercedes Benz’s as it was halted by traffic and Pumped a whole Magazine of bullet into the car. The gun man then returned back to the Mercedes Benz and once more sprayed it with bullet again”. It was gather that The Government were going Communist and to restored General Yakubu Gowon back to power, that’s one of d strongest reason behind the Coup. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PERFECT PEACE