Home » Latest Politics, Muhammadu Buhari (1983-85), Olusegun Obasanjo (1976-79, 99-07), Presidency, Sani Abacha (1993-98) » Buhari renames 15 airports after Diete-Spiff, Danfodio, Awolowo, Idiagbon, other prominent Nigerians, hours before leaving office

Buhari renames 15 airports after Diete-Spiff, Danfodio, Awolowo, Idiagbon, other prominent Nigerians, hours before leaving office

By Abdulsalam Abdullah Opeyemi

The outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renaming of 15 airports after some prominent Nigerians.

This was contained in a by the Head of Press and Public Affairs of the Ministry of Aviation, Odutayo Oluseyi made available to the media on Sunday.

According to the statement, the airports 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 include, 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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