Jonathan reacts as Bauchi govt names popular road after him

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Jonathan commissions the road

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed gratitude to the government of Bauchi State for naming the popular Sabon Kaura to Miri Road after him.

The former president showed his appreciation in a statement he personally signed on Tuesday.

Governor Bala Mohammed had invited Dr. Jonathan to Bauchi to commission the 5.8 kilometre road.

The former President wrote, “I am grateful to the Government and the good people of Bauchi State for naming the Sabon Kaura to Miri Road after me.

Jonathan in Bauchi
Jonathan used the opportunity to pay a courtesy visit on the Emir of Bauchi

“Today, I joined the State Governor, Senator Bala Mohamed and other distinguished sons and daughters of the state at the official commissioning of the Goodluck Jonathan Bye Pass. I am pleased that the Governor is implementing people-oriented projects with the aim of improving the lives of the citizens.

“I thank the Emir of Bauchi Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu and members of Bauchi Emirates Council for the warm reception and for conferring on me the title of Jigon Bauchi during the visit.”

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