By: Valentine Adese, Alfred Saiki and Reuben Egbah,
The All Progressives Congress administration in Plateau State has reiterated that, the renowned Yakubu Gowon Way in Jos, still maintains its name, despite the new naming of a street close to it, after President Muhammadu Buhari.
This explanation was provided by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr. Yakubu Dati in a statement made today, 12/03/18, made available to REALITY.
According to Mr. Dati, the naming of a street after a sitting President is “Traditional”.
He stated that, “The Lalong administration is proud to name the stretch of road from Maraban Jamaa round about to Ta’en roundabout after the President in line with established Tradition.
“That explains why the road from Polo club round-about to Farin Gada round-about was named after former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.”
Adding that, “The "Muhammadu Buhari Way" starts at Mararaban Jama'a round-about to Ta'en round-about by Bukuru Bye pass.
“The existing Yakubu Gowon Way, starts at same Ta'en junction and terminates at Plateau Specialist Hospital round-about.
“Next is the D. B Zang road, which begins from the Plateau Specialist Hospital round-about and ends at Hill-Station Hotel round-about.
“Joseph Gomwalk road then starts from Hill-station round-about and ends at Polo Club round-about.
“While Goodluck Ebele Jonathan way starts at Polo round-about and ends at Farin gada round-about.”