President Muhammadu Buhari has named a major Expressway in Abuja after the President Issoufou Mahamadou of Niger.
GWG reports that President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja congratulated outgoing President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, for successful completion of his second tenure, and winning the prestigious 2020 Mo Ibrahim prize for Achievement in African Leadership, describing him as a worthy African leader.
Making the announcement on Twitter, the Nigerien President wrote that he is honoured to be bestowed upon with the gesture by President Buhari and says a very big thank you to the Nigerian President.
My brother and friend, @MBuhari, did me the honor to call an Abuja expressway “Mahamadou Issoufou expressway”. 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.