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Obasanjo missing as Buhari names railway stations after ‘deserving Nigerians’

Obasanjo missing as Buhari names railway stations after ‘deserving Nigerians’
July 27
16:03 2020

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo is not among the “deserving Nigerians” whom President Muhammadu Buhari has named some railway stations after.

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On Monday, Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, announced that the president had given approval that stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri corridors should be named in honour of some of the nation’s leaders.

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are among those that stations were named after.

Below is a full list of those who were honoured:

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LAGOS

  • Mobolaji Johnson/Ebute Metta Station
  • Babatunde Fashola/Agege station
  • Bola Ahmed Tinubu/Apapa station
  • Lateef Jakande/Agbado station

OGUN

  • Yemi Osinbajo/Kajola station
  • Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti/Papalanto station
  • Wole Soyinka/Abeokuta station

OYO

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  • Segun Osoba/Olodo station
  • Ladoke Akintola/Omio-Adio station
  • Obafemi Awolowo/Ibadan station

KOGI

  • Adamu Attah/Itakpe station
  • Olushola Saraki/Ajaokuta station

EDO

  • Augustus Aikhomu/Itogbo station
  • George Innih/Agenebode station
  • Anthony Eromosele Enahoro/Uromi station
  • Tom Ikimi/Ekehen station
  • Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia/Igbanke station

DELTA

  • Goodluck Ebele Jonathan/Agbor Station Complex
  • David Ejoor/Abraka station
  • Micheal Ibru/Opara station
  • Alfred Rewane/Ujevwu station
  • Mike Akhigbe/Railway Village, Agbor

 

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4 Comments

  1. Ibeezim Uka
    Ibeezim Uka July 27, 16:57

    So no woman is prominent enough to get a railway station named after her?

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  2. Dr Bunmi Binitie
    Dr Bunmi Binitie July 27, 21:23

    Olufunmilayo Ransome-Kuti Fela’s Mum is on the list

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  3. ewolinks
    ewolinks July 27, 21:51

    Funmilayo Ransoms Kuti listed above is a woman.

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  4. Word impact
    Word impact July 28, 07:50

    There is a difference between silver and gold. Obasanjo is still the best Nigeria leader, gold is reserved for the best, so Obasanjo deserves a gold medal not silver or bronze, this shall be awarded to him at God’s time.

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