Presidency has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will not be having early morning national broadcast to mark the 60th Independence of the country on Thursday, October 1.
A statement by Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity stated that the president will only address the nation from Eagles Square after the parade.
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, 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 (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.”