His appointment comes exactly one week after erstwhile head coach Abdul Maikaba left the Bauchi side for Akwa United.
His exit, according to the club's chairman, came at the wrong time as the north-east side are getting set to participate in the CAF Confederation Cup for the first time since 2008.
The Enugu State Government has fixed December 19 and 20 as days to honour players and officials of NPFL champions Rangers International, who won their first trophy in 32 years in the recently concluded football season.
The immediate past NFF president believes the LMC’s effort toward repositioning the league is beginning to pay off, adding that the NPFL is on the right path.
The Kano State Governor appointed Muhammad along with six others on Thursday with the task of returning the four-time Nigerian champions to their glory days.
The Governor blamed the club's board for their poor run last season. The four-time Nigerian champions finished 7th in the league and missed out of a place on the continent.
Shooting Stars powerful defender, Izu Joseph has been shot dead by members of the Military JTF in Niger Delta. He was said to have been caught in a restricted area and his identity determined only after his death.
Nasarawa ended Enyimba's hopes of picking a continental ticket after a 1-0 win in the semi-finals of the Federation Cup. Seun Sogbesan's 13th minute goal separated both sides in a keenly contested game. The Solid Miners and FC Ifeanyiubah will go head-to-head for Nigeria's oldest trophy on October 30 at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Lagos.