FG Unveils Programme for 62nd Independence Anniversary
Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja
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 at the National Christian Centre, Central Business District, on September 25.
That will be followed by a public lecture focused on National Unity on September 29 at the
State House Conference Hall from 10 a.m.
There will be a Special Jumaat Prayers at the National Mosque, Central Business District
on September 30th 2022, followed by Presidential Broadcast on October 1
at 7 am.
Mohammed said that later on the same day, there will be a Military Parade at the
Eagle Square starting at 10am.
The minister also announced that the award of National Honours will be held as part of the 62nd Independence Anniversary on October 11th 2022 in Abuja.
He said the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume will give the full details about the award later.
He described the celebration of the independence anniversary as a reminder that in spite of the challenges the country has faced as a nation, Nigerians have remained resilient and committed to the unity of their country. He reiterated the commitment of the administration to promoting the unity, security and stability of the country.