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Tinubu Renames Airports After Buhari, Usman Dan Fodio, Awolowo, Others

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The President Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government has renamed some federal airports after several notable Nigerians.

This is according to a memo released by the Federal Ministry of Aviation.
We understand that President Bola Tinubu renamed the airports “as part of reforms of the Aviation sector”.

Now, let’s look at the names given to some of these airports.

The Maiduguri Airport was renamed after the immediate past President, Muhammadu Buhari and the Port Harcourt Airport after the late nationalist Obafemi Awolowo.

The Nasarawa Airport immortalised the late founder of the Sokoto Caliphate, Usman Dan Fodio and the Benin Airport was renamed after the late Oba of Benin, Oba Akenzua II.

The Ibadan Airport was renamed after the late Premier of the old Western Region, Ladoke Akintola.


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