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Buhari Tags Abuja Expressway After President Of Niger Republic



(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has named a road in the federal capital territory (FCT) after the president  of Niger Republic, Issoufou Mahamadou.
At a ceremony in Abuja on Tuesday, Mohammed Bello, FCT minister, stated that the  expressway was named after the Nigerien president for his “significant role in the promotion of peace in Africa”.
“Earlier today, the first phase of the on-going Outer Southern Expressway (OSEX) in Abuja was named the ‘Mahamadou Issoufou Expressway’ in honour of the President of the Republic of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou,” the minister said.
“The road was named after the Nigerien President by President @MBuhari as a mark of deep appreciation for the maintenance of brotherly relationship between Nigeria & the Rep. of Niger & in recognition of the Nigerien President’s significant role in the promotion of peace in Africa.”
In a tweet, Mahamadou stated that the gesture indicates his relationship with Buhari as well as both countries are “excellent”.
“My brother and friend, @MBuhari, did me the honor to call an Abuja expressway ‘Mahamadou Issoufou expressway’,” he tweeted.
“This testifies, beyond our personal relations, to the excellent relations that exist between #Nigeria and #Niger. His caring touches me. I thank him very much.”




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