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Tinubu Names Road After Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka, a Nobel laureate, has been honored with the name of Arterial Road N20 in Abuja, which was just inaugurated by President Bola Tinubu.

The route in Abuja that connects Northern Parkway to the Outer Northern Expressway (ONEX) was officially opened by the President on Tuesday.

The Arterial Road N20 is one of the transverse arterial roads connecting the ONEX and the Outer Southern Expressway (OSEX) through the sector centres.

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The route would improve vehicle traffic circulation from the neighboring districts of Mabushi, Katampe, Jahi, and Kado, according to presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale.

According to Tinubu, the project is yet another example of how his administration is advancing its goal of developing the entire nation.

He said, ”Let me say that the recommendation to name this Arterial Road N20 after Wole Soyinka is well received. He is our foremost playwright, novelist, and Nobel Prize winner.

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”He has brought Nigeria fame, pride, and international acclaim. Thank you for thinking that way. We all accept your recommendation on behalf of the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he said.

The President said the project reinforces his government’s commitment to enhancing infrastructure and fostering sustainable development.



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