Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has expressed his appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for naming Warri-Itakpe rail station after him.
Jonathan had on Tuesday paid Buhari a visit at the State House in Abuja to brief the president as ECOWAS Special Envoy to Mali.
Speaking to reporters after the meeting, the former president said that completing the railway programme, one of the legacy projects of previous administrations, is the way to go.
He said: “Let me use this opportunity to commend Mr President publicly. I have already sent a letter to him appreciating the good gesture. Completing the railway programme is good. It shows that the president is doing on with the project legacies of previous administrations, and that is the way to go.
“So, I sent a letter to him, I’ve commended him verbally too. I appreciate it, I thank Mr President, the Minister of Transportation and others that made it possible.”
Okay.ng recalls that on Saturday President Muhammadu Buhari approved the naming Railway Complex in Agbor – the operational hub of Itakpe Warri rail line after Goodluck Jonathan.
The complex is now called “Goodluck Jonathan Railway Station and Complex”.