President makes first official broadcast Monday


President Bola Tinubu will on Monday make his first official broadcast as part of the June 12 celebration.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume, at a press briefing in Abuja on Friday said the celebration would be low-key, which according to him, was a result of the recent presidential inauguration which was elaborately celebrated.

Akunme disclosed that the activities lined up for celebration were the press briefing and the President’s address to the nation by 7am on Monday.

Akume stated, “It is important to note that Democracy Day has been reviewed to be celebrated annually on June 12 to honour the heroes who championed the struggle and made extraordinary sacrifices for the enthronement of democratic rule in Nigeria from 1999 till date.

He said the theme for the celebration would be ‘Hope Reassured’.

Akume promised that adequate measures had been put in place to ensure citizens’ safety, before, during and after the celebration.

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