South-East Govs, Others agree to name 2nd Niger Bridge after Buhari— Fashola


Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola, said the decision to name the newly-constructed Second Niger Bridge after President Muhammadu Buhari was taken alongside governors from South-East and the President’s cabinet members of Igbo extraction.

Fashola made this known during an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday when giving account of his ministry’s performance under the outgoing administration.

“My colleagues in cabinet and the governors of the South-East who have spoken to me have decided that the Second Niger Bridge must have a name, in consultation with them, we have decided we would also declare open the Muhammadu Buhari Second Niger Bridge linking Anambra and Delta states,” the minister said.

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