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Rivers State Government  renames Liberation Stadium after General Yakubu Gowon

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Rivers State Government has renamed the  Liberation  Stadium, Port

Harcourt  as the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt in honour of  Former

Head of  State,  General Yakubu Gowon who created Rivers State in 1967.

The State Government also renamed  the  Old Aba road in Port Harcourt  as

Yakubu Gowon,  Road.
In a statement  on Sunday signed by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to

the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media,  the Rivers State

Government renamed the stadium and the road to honour General Yakubu Gowon

for creating Rivers State in 1967.
It will be  recalled  that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on

Saturday during  a meeting with General  Yakubu Gowon and officials of

Nigeria Prays declared that the Rivers State Government will immortalise

the former Head of State for his role  in the creation of Rivers State.

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