Calls for Airport to be Named after Ex-Nigerian Senator Saraki

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to name the Ilorin International Airport after the Late Senator Abubakar Olusola Saraki. The former senator died of cancer earlier this month after a five year long battle with the disease.
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Nigeria Airways plane on tarmac.

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