FG Announces Activities To Celebrate Brand Nigeria At 62
The Federal Government has unveiled an official programme of activities for the 62nd Independence Anniversary celebration of the country, ahead of October 1st.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this at a press briefing recently held in Abuja FCT.
Addressing newsmen in Abuja the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the first activity to commemorate the 2022 Independence Day was the Church Service last Sunday, September 25, at the National Christian Centre, Central Business District, Abuja.
Speaking further, the minister said, “a Public Lecture will follow this focused on National Unity on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 at the State House Conference Hall at 10 am.”
“On Friday, September 30th, 2022, there will be a Special Juma’at Prayers at the National Mosque, Central Business District, here in Abuja”
“On Saturday, Oct. 1st, 2022, there will be a Presidential Broadcast at 7 am. Later on the same day, there will be a Military Parade at the Eagle Square, Central Business District, Abuja, starting at 10 am”, he added.
The Minister further announced that the National Honours award would be held as part of the 62nd Independence Anniversary on October 11 in the nation’s capital.
Mr. Mohammed claimed that celebrating Nigeria’s independence anniversary in 2022, serves as a reminder that in spite of the challenges the country has faced, Nigerians remain united.
He reiterated the commitment of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to “promote unity, security, and stability of the country”.