Obasanjo missing as Buhari names railway stations after ‘deserving Nigerians’

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo is not among the “deserving Nigerians” whom President Muhammadu Buhari has named some railway stations after.

On Monday, Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, announced that the president had given approval that stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri corridors should be named in honour of some of the nation’s leaders.

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are among those that stations were named after.

Below is a full list of those who were honoured:


  • Mobolaji Johnson/Ebute Metta Station
  • Babatunde Fashola/Agege station
  • Bola Ahmed Tinubu/Apapa station
  • Lateef Jakande/Agbado station


  • Yemi Osinbajo/Kajola station
  • Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti/Papalanto station
  • Wole Soyinka/Abeokuta station


  • Segun Osoba/Olodo station
  • Ladoke Akintola/Omio-Adio station
  • Obafemi Awolowo/Ibadan station


  • Adamu Attah/Itakpe station
  • Olushola Saraki/Ajaokuta station


  • Augustus Aikhomu/Itogbo station
  • George Innih/Agenebode station
  • Anthony Eromosele Enahoro/Uromi station
  • Tom Ikimi/Ekehen station
  • Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia/Igbanke station


  • Goodluck Ebele Jonathan/Agbor Station Complex
  • David Ejoor/Abraka station
  • Micheal Ibru/Opara station
  • Alfred Rewane/Ujevwu station
  • Mike Akhigbe/Railway Village, Agbor
  • Alex Ekwueme/Operation Control Centre




– The Cable

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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