The management of Abuja Film Village is currently working on a documentary film that will chronicle the life and times of the late former Head of State, General Murtala Muhammed.
Chief Executive Officer, Abuja Film Village International, Mr. Segun Oyekunle made the revelation while speaking at a workshop put together by Wise Insight in Lagos.
He said the documentary film on Murtala is the first of documentaries that the village is producing on heroes of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
According to him, the film is expected gulp the sum of N 45 million.
Murtala Muhammed was born November 8th, 1938 in Kurawa Quarters, Kano State. He became head of state in July 30, 1975 and was assassinated in February 13th, 1976.
A great statesman, Murtala was not blinded by ethnic sentiment, upon becoming Head of State, Murtala proceeded to cancel the 1973 census which was lopsided to favor the North and adopted the 1963 figures as the accurate population of Nigeria.