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Meet The Wife Of Late General Muritala Mohammed, She Is A Dental Therapist.

In this article, we will be talking about the wife of Murtala Muhammed.

Murtala Muhammed (8 November, 1938–13 February, 1976) was a Nigerian general who led the Northern counter-coup forces in overthrowing the Republic of Nigeria and thereafter ruled over Nigeria from 30 July, 1975 until his assassination on 13 February, 1976.

Murtala married his only wife, Ajoke and the marriage produce six children(Aisha, Zakari (deceased), Fatima, Abba, Zeliha and Jummai).

Ajoke (born 23 May, 1941) started her professional career as a Dental Therapist before the death of her husband. After the death of her husband, she set up Murtala Mohammed Foundation to immortalize her late husband.

She is known for effort to solve issues related to environmental sustainability and preservation. Mrs Ajoke is a national hero, checkout her photos with some Nigerian politicians

Her first son, Alhaji Abba Risqua Murtala Ramat was special adviser to President Olusegun Obasanjo on international relationship from 2003-2007.

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Aisha Ajoke Murtala Zakari Zeliha


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