The Presidency on Wednesday noted that part of activities of commemorating the 60th independence anniversary of the country will see President Muhammadu Buhari address the nation on Thursday October 1, 2020 at 7am.
The development was disclosed in an updated statement on Wednesday evening.
The presidency also called on all television, radio and other electronic media outlets to hook up to network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively for the address.
President Buhari Spokesman, Femi Adesina, further stated that his principal will thereafter, proceed to the Eagle Square, Abuja to review the Anniversary Parade and participate in other activities beginning at 10am, which will be covered live by major television and radio stations.
It said that “This updated statement supersedes our earlier one indicating an open-air live Presidential Address on October 1.”