The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday, 1st October 2020, address Nigerians in a live broadcast from the Eagle Square in Abuja.
The President’s planned address, via a statement on Wednesday by Femi Adesina his special adviser on media and publicity is part of the 60th independence anniversary celebration of the country.
The address will commence after the anniversary parade by 10am.
Adesina also noted that due to the address, the customary early morning October 1 presidential broadcast will not hold on Thursday.
The statement reads: “As part of activities commemorating the 60th Independence Anniversary of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation from the Eagle Square, Abuja, 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 (NTA) and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).”
“Please note that in view of the open-air live address, the traditional early morning October 1 Presidential Broadcast will not feature on Thursday.”