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Buhari Names Train Stations After Awolowo, Saraki, Tinubu, Others

Olaitan Nurudeen



Buhari Names Train Stations After Awolowo, Saraki, Tinubu, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved naming of some train stations across the country after some among many deserving Nigerians.

The Terminal include Lagos-Ibadan train network with extension to the Lagos Port Complex at Apapa railway station and other railway lines in Nigeria.

The beneficiaries are, Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Apapa station), Mobolaji Johnson (Ebute Metta Station), Babatunde Raji Fashola (Agege station), Lateef Jakande (Agbado station) and the Vice President, 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), Brig. 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; Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for (Agbor station complex), Brig. General David Ejoor (Abraka station), Micheal Ibru (Opara station), Alfred Rewani (Ujevwu station) and Chief Mike Akhigbe (Railway village, Agbor).

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Nurudeen Olaitan is a Linguist, Teacher, and Adventurer. He is Passionate about Sport, Travelling, Writing, & Politics. He puts Humanity above anyone or anything & hold Honesty and Integrity in high esteem.Reach him via or @nurdeanO on Twitter


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