President Muhammadu Buhari has named the railway complex in Agbor, Delta state after former President Goodluck Jonathan.Presidential aide Tolu Ogunlesi and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi made the announcement on Saturday July 18.The railway complex in Agbor is the centre of operation which connects the Itakpe-Warri rail line to the Lagos-Calabar coastal railway project, which cuts across most states in the south-east and south-south.
Tolu Ogunlesi tweeted;
“BREAKING | President @MBuhari has approved the naming of the Railway Complex in Agbor – the operational hub of #ItakpeWarriRail Line – after former President @GEJonathan. It will be known as the Goodluck Jonathan Railway Station & Complex — Minister of Transport, @ChibuikeAmaechi.”
Amaechi also tweeted;
Today, we continued test-run of our new coaches on the completed Itakpe-Warri standard gauge rail line. We’ve named the largest station on this route – the Agbor railway facility and station after former President Goodluck Jonathan.