The federal government unveiled the activities lined up for Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary billed for October 1.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed reeled out the activities yesterday at a media briefing also attended by the Permanent Secretary Political and Economic Affairs Office, OSGF, Shehu Ibrahim.
He said, “There will be a church service on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at the National Christian Centre, Central Business District, Abuja at 3pm. This will be followed by a public lecture focused on national unity on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the State House Conference Hall at 10am.
On Friday, September 30, 2022, there will be Special Juma’at prayers at the National Mosque, Central Business District, in Abuja.
On Saturday, October 1, 2022, a presidential broadcast will be at 7 am. Later on the same day, there will be a military parade at Eagles Square, Central Business District, Abuja, starting at 10am.
“Award of national honours will be held as part of the 62nd independence anniversary on October 11, 2022, in Abuja. The Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs will give the full details later.”