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35 yrs after, Nigerians are losing memory of Murtala, says family

AS today marks the 35th year of the assassination of former military ruler, General Murtala Ramat Mohammed, his family is deeply pained that the heroic deeds that claimed his life are gradually fading away from the memory of Nigerians, particularly the young generation. This was disclosed to Sunday Compass by his younger sister, Balaraba Ramat Yakubu, who said that the years have not diminished the painful loss of the beloved former ruler. Gen. Mohammed was shot on the streets of Lagos by insurgents ...
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Added February 12, 2011
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