From Princely Onyenwe
NIGERIA: There are reactions from various sectors and groups of patriotic Nigerians over the naming of second Niger bridge, Mohammadu Buhari bridge.
The people suggested the name be called same River Niger second bridge but the powers that be in whose time President Buhari led the commissioning have decided to name it Mohammadu Buhari Bridge.
Recall that the bridge was commissioned by Buhari after the foundation was led by former president Goodluck Jonathan of the People’s Democratic Party PDP led administration.
It is a kudos to the Buhari led administration for investing huge sum of money to bring the second Niger bridge to a commissioning stage while looking up to the Tinubu administration to complete the project.
Meanwhile, Bashir Ahmad, on his Twitter page on Tuesday made it official that the second Niger bridge now bears Mohammadu Buhari name.
The Second Niger Bridge has been named after President Muhammadu Buhari GCON.
This was made known by the Special Assistant to the President on Digital Communications, Bashir Ahmad, on his Twitter page on Tuesday.
Ahmad wrote, “BREAKING: The Second Niger Bridge is to officially be called/known as MUHAMMADU BUHARI SECOND NIGER BRIDGE.
“The MUHAMMADU BUHARI BRIDGE is officially commissioned today, by President Muhammadu Buhari. #PMBLegacy..”
Seconding the announcement, Special Assistant to Buhari on Digital/New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi tweeted, “Following consultations, the Governors of the South-East have agreed that the Second Niger Bridge shall be named the MUHAMMADU BUHARI SECOND NIGER BRIDGE.”
Credit: Twitter | BashirAhmaad, toluogunlesi
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