Buhari Names Abuja Highway After Niger Republic President

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has named an expressway in Abuja after his friend and Niger Republic counterpart, Issoufou Mahamadou.

FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, announced this on Tuesday during the inauguration of the road.

Bello said, “Earlier today, the first phase of the on-going Outer Southern Expressway in Abuja was named the ‘Mahamadou Issoufou Expressway’ in honour of the President of the Republic of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou.

“The road was named after the Nigerien President by President Muhammadu Buhari as a mark of deep appreciation for the maintenance of brotherly relationship between Nigeria and the Republic of Niger and in recognition of the Nigerien President’s significant role in the promotion of peace in Africa.”

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