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Buhari Renames Airports After Awolowo, Idiagbon, Other Prominent Persons

The outgoing President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,  Muhammadu Buhari has signed and seal the renaming of 15 airports after some prominent persons in Nigeria.

This was contained in a statement issued by Odutayo Oluseyi, the Head of Press and Public Affairs of the Ministry of Aviation, according to him, the approval was given on Friday, May 26.

The Airports President Buhari renamed include Akure International Airport named after Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu; Benin International Airport now known as Oba Akinzua II; Dutse International Airport renamed Muhammed Nuhu Sanusi; Ebonyi International Airport Okadigbo now known as Chuba Wilberforce; and Gombe International Airport renamed Brigadier Zakari Maimalari.

Also, Ibadan International Airport (Samuel Ladoke Akintola); Ilorin International Airport (General Tunde Abdullahi Idiagbon); Kaduna International Airport (Gen. Hassan Usman Katsina); and Maiduguri International Airport (President Muhammadu Buhari).

Others are Makurdi International Airport renamed after Joseph Sarwuan Tarka; Minna International Airport renamed Mall. Abubakar Imam; Nasarrawa International Airport named after Sheikh Usman Danfodio; Osubi International Airport renamed Alfred Diete Spiff; Port Harcourt International Airport renamed Obafemi Jeremiah Awolowo and Yola International Airport now known as Lamido Aliyu Mustapha Airport.

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