Buhari approves activities for 59th independence


Barely two weeks to the nation 59th independence celebration,

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the activities for Nigeria’s 59th independence anniversary celebration on Tuesday October 1st 2019.

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, released the schedule of activities, as signed by the Director of Information.

Nigeria’s Independence Day celebration activities will commence in September with a press conference at the National Press Centre, Abuja.

According to the schedule of activities, there will be Juma’at prayer and special lecture on September 27, at the National Mosque, Abuja, while an inter-denominational Christian service comes up on September 29, at the National Christian Centre, Abuja.

On September 30, there will be National Youth Entrepreneur Empowerment Summit (NYEES2), independence edition at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

On the same day, there will be The Republic 2 youth concert at the Millennium Park, Abuja, to be followed by the independence broadcast by the President by 7am on October 1.

There would also be a public lecture/gala night at the State House, on Independence Day.

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