The Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa has been renamed Obafemi Awolowo International Airport.
This was after the outgoing President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retd.) approved the renaming of 15 airports after some prominent Nigerians.
This was contained in a statement by the Head of Press and Public Affairs of the Ministry of Aviation, Odutayo Oluseyi made available to the media on Sunday.
According to the statement, the airports include Akure International Airport named after Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu; Benin International Airport now known as Oba Akinzua ii; Dutse International Airport renamed Muhammed Nuhu Sanusi; Ebonyi International Airport Okadigbo now known as Chuba Wilberforce; amongst others.