President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday October 1 address the nation from the Eagle Square, Abuja to mark Nigeria’s independence day.
This mode of addressing the people will substitute the old one where the President is usually shown on television sitting on a seat to read his goodwill message to Nigerians as the celebrate the country’s independence day.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina disclosed this in a State House Press release on Wednesday in Abuja.
He said, “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.”