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Agbor Railway Complex, the operational hub of the Itakpe-Warri rail line will now be known as Goodluck Jonathan Railway Station & Complex
President Muhammadu Buhari approved the renaming, according to presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi.
The news was confirmed by Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi in another tweet:
Today, we continued test-run of our new coaches on the completed Itakpe-Warri standard gauge rail line.
We’ve named the largest station on this route – the Agbor railway facility and station after former President Goodluck Jonathan. pic.twitter.com/RZ8HtnigLi
— Chibuike.R. Amaechi (@ChibuikeAmaechi) July 18, 2020
Agbor, the hub is in Delta.
There are 12 stations between Itakpe, Ajaokuta, and Warri.
The stations are: Eganiy; Adobe; Itogbo; Agenebode; Uromi; Egehen; Igbanke; Agbor; Abraka; Okpara and Ujewu stations.
The rail line was built to move iron ore from mines around Itakpe to the steelworks at Ajaokuta, but was abandoned.
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