Buhari Named Yet to be Completed 2nd Niger Bridge After Himself
Though the bridge is yet to be completed, however, President Buhari has named the popular Second Niger Bridge after himself.
This was made known by Bashir Ahmad of one the aides to the president.
Ahmad shared a video of the 1.6km bridge on social media, describing it as a major connection point between two economically vital regions in Nigeria.
He tweeted, “Ladies and gentlemen, the Muhammadu Buhari Bridge (MBB), a 1.6KM Bridge that will be a major connection point between two economically vital regions in Nigeria.”
However, one Twitter user, @Arizona_CF, objected, saying, “The name is 2nd Niger bridge; any other name doesn’t stand a chance.”
The bridge connect Onitsha and Asaba.
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