Abuja - The Federal Government has named major streets in Abuja after some eminent Nigerians and accomplished Africans including President Goodluck Jonathan, Punch reports.
The federal government said that the soon-to-be inaugurated Inner Southern Expressway will be named after outgoing President in recognition of his contribution towards national growth.
The longest Wuye District Boulevard Express Road measuring 1 730 metres was named after former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
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Another major road in the same district was named after Vice President Namadi Sambo.
The Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed made the announcement during the FCT Executive Committee meeting held at his official residence in Life Camp, Gwarinpa.
The major streets named after the eminent personalities also include Asokoro Extension, Guzape, Wupa, Wuye and Maitama Extension districts as well as expressways and roads.
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- News 24