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President Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government has renamed some federal airports after several notable Nigerians

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The President Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government has renamed some federal airports after several notable Nigerians.

This is according to a memo by the Federal Ministry of Aviation signed by Mrs Joke Olatunji for the Director of Airport Operations.

The statement made available to newsmen noted that the President renamed the airports as part of reforms of the Aviation sector.

The Maiduguri Airport was renamed after the immediate past President Muhammadu Buhari and the Port Harcourt Airport after the late nationalist Obafemi Awolowo, while the Nasarawa Airport immortalized the late founder of the Sokoto Caliphate, Usman Dan Fodio.

Also, the Benin Airport was renamed after the late Oba of Benin, Oba Akenzua II, Ebonyi Airport after the late Senate President Chuba Okadigbo, and the Ibadan Airport after the late Premier of the old Western Region, Ladoke Akintola.

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