Nigerian state names airport after Tinubu

Nigerian state names airport after Tinubu

Nigeria’s central Niger state has determined to rename its newly renovated native airport after President Bola Tinubu.

In accordance with the state’s spokesperson, Hajia Binta Mammam, the choice to rename the Minna Worldwide Airport was made in recognition of President Tinubu’s contributions to the state’s growth.

Nevertheless, this determination has confronted criticism from some Nigerians, who query its financial significance.

President Tinubu is scheduled to go to Minna, the capital of Niger state, on Monday to formally inaugurate the upgraded airport and launch an agricultural processing zone.

The airport, beforehand often called Abubakar Imam Worldwide Airport, was named after a notable Nigerian author and journalist who launched the primary Hausa language newspaper in northern Nigeria.

Final yr, Nigerian aviation authorities introduced plans to rename 15 federal airports after distinguished Nigerians, together with former presidents.

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