60th Independence: Buhari To Deliver Anniversary Address From Eagle Square

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60th Independence: Buhari To Deliver Anniversary Address From Eagle Square - Vantage News Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari

Contrary to the usual tradition of Presidents addressing Nigerians through nationwide broadcast at 7am on Independence Anniversary days, President Muhammadu Buhari will address the country from the Eagle Square, Abuja.

The announcement was made by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Wednesday in a statement titled, ‘October 1: President Buhari to address the nation from Eagle Square.’

He stated that the anniversary parade that will be covered by major television stations will begin at 10 am.

“As part of activities commemorating the 60th independence anniversary of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation from the Eagle Square, Abuja, on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

“The live address will commence after the anniversary parade beginning at 10am which will be covered by major television and radio stations especially the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria.

“Please note that in view of the open-air live address, the traditional early morning October 1 presidential broadcast will not feature on Thursday,” the statement read.

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