Nigerians React As Buhari Ignores Obasanjo, Names Railway Stations After Jonathan, Others

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to omit former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s name from the names of prominent Nigerians who go railway stations named after them. Naija News had reported earlier that President Buhari on Monday approved the renaming of several train stations after many “prominent Nigerians”. The development […]

Nigerians React As Buhari Ignores Obasanjo, Names Railway Stations After Jonathan, Others

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to omit former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s name from the names of prominent Nigerians who go railway stations named after them.

Naija News had reported earlier that President Buhari on Monday approved the renaming of several train stations after many “prominent Nigerians”.

The development was disclosed in a statement released by the Ministry of Transportation.

According to the statement, the “deserving citizens have contributed to the progress and development of their respective communities and the nation at large.”

Moments after the list went viral, Nigerians took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to air their opinions on the obvious absence of former President Obasanjo from the list.

Naija News captured some of the reactions below…