Buhari Names Railway Complex After Jonathan


    President Muhammadu Buhari has named the railway complex in Agbor, Delta state, after former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    According to Tolu Ogunlesi, a presidential aide, Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, announced this on Saturday.

    The railway complex in Agbor is the centre of operation which connects the Itakpe-Warri rail line. It is joined by Benin to Onitsha rail, among other segments of the country.

    The rail line  is part of the Lagos-Calabar coastal railway project, which cuts across most states in the south-east and south-south.

    The project implemented by the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) was initiated during Jonathan’s administration.

    But in 2016, Amaechi signed a fresh mandate to commence construction of the project.

    Buhari defeated Jonathan during the 2015 presidential election, setting a new record as the first candidate to defeat a sitting president in Nigeria.

    Jonathan was president between 2010 and 2015.


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