South-East Governors have reached an agreement to name the Second Niger Bridge after President Muhammadu Buhari.
Tolu Ogunlesi, Buhari's Special Assistant on Digital/New Media, and Bashir Ahmad, his Special Assistant on Digital Communications, revealed this development on Tuesday.
JUST IN: Following consultations, the Governors of the South-East have agreed that the Second Niger Bridge shall be named the MUHAMMADU BUHARI SECOND NIGER BRIDGE. #SecondNigerBridge— Tolu Ogunlesi (@toluogunlesi) May 23, 2023
Ahmad took to Twitter to share the news, stating that the Second Niger Bridge will henceforth be known as the Buhari Bridge.
BREAKING: The Second Niger Bridge is to officially be called/known as MUHAMMADU BUHARI SECOND NIGER BRIDGE.— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) May 23, 2023
The administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan started the Second Niger Bridge.
The Second Niger Bridge connects the Southeast to the Western part of Nigeria.