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Nigerians React As The Most Prominent Leader Name Is Snubbed By President Buhari In Naming Railway Station

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the naming of some railway stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe/Ajaokuta/ Aladja/Warri corridors after some “deserving Nigerian citizens”. Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi disclosed this

through a statement by his ministry’s Director of Press, Eric Ojiekwe.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was, however, missing in the list of what the Ministry of Transportation termed ‘prominent Nigerians.”

The statement, signed by Director, Press and Public Relationsinistry of Transportation, Eric Ojiekwe, noted that the deserving citizens have contributed to the progress and development of their respective communities and the nation at large.

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According to the statement, for the Lagos-Ibadan with extension to the Lagos Port Complex at Apapa railway station,

the beneficiaries are: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Apapa station) Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson (Rtd) (Ebute Metta

Station), Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola (Agege station), Alhaji Lateef Jakande (Agbado station) and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (Kajola station).

Others are Chief Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (Papalanto station), Prof. Wole Soyinka (Abeokuta station), Aremo Olusegun Osoba

(Olodo station), Chief Ladoka Akintola (Omio-Adio station),

Chief Obafemi Awolowo (Ibadan station), and Chief Alex Ekwueme (Operation Control Centre).

For the Itakpe-Ajaokuta/Aladja-Warri Railway, the names are: Alhaji Adamu Attah (Itakpe station), Dr Olushola Saraki

(Ajaokuta station), Admiral Augustus Aikhomu (Itogbo station),

Major General George Innih (Rtd) (Agenebode station), Anthony Eromosele Enahoro (Uromi station), Chief Tom Ikimi (Ekehen station) and Brigadier General Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia (Rtd) (Igbanke station) Others according to the statement include former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (Agbor Station Complex), Major General David Ejoor (Rtd) (Abraka station), Olorogun Micheal Ibru (Opara station), Chief Alfred Rewane (Ujevwu station), and Vice Admiral Mike Akhigbe (Rtd) (Railway Village, Agbor)

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Nigerians Reacts as Tompolo makes first public appearance after six years amidst #EndSARS Protest

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Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has made his first public appearance after hiding for six years
Photos and video of Tompolo have surfaced on social media in the last few days.

Some social media users have been speaking on the timing of Tompolo’s reappearance amidst the ongoing unrest in the country.

Ex-Niger Delta militant leader, Government Oweizide Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has made his first public appearance after hiding for six years.

Tompolo, who led the disbanded Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), went into hiding in 2015.

At the time, the former militant leader was facing trial in an alleged N45.5billIon fraud case.

Tompolo makes first public appearance after six years.

A picture of his appearance showed the former warlord and his friends dancing, worshipping, and offering Thanksgiving to Egbesu, an Ijaw god.

“Tompolo probably came out as part of their annual festivities. Make una no dey find war for where war no dey abeg.”

“Fear the name Tompolo but he’s not here to fight, do be calm but his appearance is a strong message to federal government.

“He’s the general commander of all Niger Delta militant. They need to fear him because he can cripple government under two days.”

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