Transportation

President Buhari Names Railway Stations After Prominent Nigerians_Ada Nkong

Some railway stations along the Lagos -Ibadan corridor and others on the Itakpe /Ajaokuta /Aladja-Warri have been named after some deserving Nigerian citizens by President Muhammadu Buhari..

Minister of transportation Rt.Hon.Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi disclosed this via a statement by the

Director of Press, Ministry of transportation, Eric Ojiekwe.

According to Ojiekwe, the deserving citizens have contributed to the progress and development of their respective communities and the nation at large.
For the Lagos-Ibadan with extension to the Lagos Port Complex at Apapa railway station, the beneficiaries are , Bola Ahmed Tinubu( Apapa station), Mobolaji Johnson(Ebute Metta Station), Babatunde Raji Fashola( Agege station), Lateef Jakande( Agbado station) and Prof.Yemi Osinbajo(Kajola station).

Others are Funmilayo Ransom Kuti(Papalanto station), Prof. Wole Soyinka (Abeokuta station), Segun Osoba(Olodo station), Ladoka Akintola (Omio-Adio station) Chief Obafemi Awolowo (Ibadan station) and Chief Alex Ekwueme( Operation Control Centre).

For the Itakpe-Ajaokuta/Aladja-Warri Railway, the names are , Alhaji Adamu Attah (Itakpe station), Dr. Olushola Saraki(Ajaokuta station), Admiral Augustus Aikhomu(Itogbo station), Brigadier General George Innih (Agenebode station), Anthony Eromosele Enahoro(Uromi station), Chief Tom Ikimi(Ekehen station) and Brig.Gen Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia(rtd), (Igbanke station).

Others according to the statement include; Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
( Agbor station complex), Brigadier General David Ejoor(Abraka station), Micheal Ibru(Opara station), Alfred Rewane(Ujevwu station) and Chief Mike Akhigbe(Railway village ,Agbor).

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