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President Tinubu renames 15 airports after prominent Nigerians [See full list]

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President Tinubu renames 15 airports after prominent Nigerians [See full list]

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In a move to reform the aviation sector, President Bola Tinubu has renamed 15 federal airports after prominent Nigerians.

The announcement was made in a memo released by the Federal Ministry of Aviation on June 1, 2023, and signed by Mrs Joke Olatunji for the Director of Airport Operations.

The Maiduguri Airport was renamed after the immediate past President Muhammadu Buhari, while the Port Harcourt Airport was named after the late nationalist Obafemi Awolowo.

Other airports that were renamed include Nasarawa Airport after the late founder of the Sokoto Caliphate, Usman Dan Fodio, Benin Airport after the late Oba of Benin, Oba Akenzua II, Ebonyi Airport after the late Senate President Chuba Okadigbo, and Ibadan Airport after the late Premier of the old Western Region, Ladoke Akintola.

The full list of renamed airports can be found below.

1. Akure Airport – Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu

2. Benin Airport – Oba Akenzua II

3. Dutse Airport – Muhammad Nuhu Sanusi

4. Ebonyi Airport – Chuba Wilberforce Okadigbo

5. Gombe Airport – Brigadier Zakari Maimalari

6. Ibadan Airport – Samuel Ladoke Akintola

7. Ilorin Airport – Gen. Tunde Idiagbon

8. Kaduna Airport – Hassan Usman Katsina

9. Maiduguri Airport – Gen. Mumammadu Buhari

10. Makurdi Airport – Joseph Sarwuan Tarka

11. Minna Airpor – Mallam Abubakar Imam

12. Nassarawa Airport – Sheikh Usman Dan Fodio

13. Osubi Airport – Alfred Diete Spiff

14. Port Harcourt Airport – Obafemi Jeremiah Awolowo

15. Yola Airport – Lamido Aliyu Mustapha

This article was updated 4 months ago

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