Its exactly 40 years today February 13th,1976 General Murtala Mohammed, a Nigerian head of state was assassinated in a failed coup, led by Col. Dimka, and brought Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo into office. Now may his soul continue to rest in peace. However Murtala was only 37 Years old having ruled for about 6 months. But today, the youths, that are in this age-range are said not to fit to rule, not even for governorship, yet some of the leaders of the free world, and most powerful men in the world, were elected in their early forties. Theodore Roosevelt was elected as US president at 42, John F. Kennedy at 43, and Barack H. Obama II at 47. Nigerian youths, What is the way forward?