As Nigeria prepares to celebrate its 62nd Independence Day, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has organized activities for the celebration.
The Minister, during a briefing to reporters on Thursday, said there would be a religious service on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at the National Christian Centre, Central Business District, Abuja at 3:00 p.m.
Further, he said, “This will be followed by a public lecture focused on national unity, on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at State House Conference Hall at 10 a.m.
“On Friday, September 30, 2022, there will be a special Juma’at prayer at the National Mosque, Central Business District, here in Abuja.
“On Saturday, October 1, 2022, there will be a presidential broadcast at 7 a.m. Later in the same day, there will be a military parade in Eagle Square, Central Business District, Abuja, starting at 10 a.m.
He announced that the presentation of the national honors will take place within the framework of the 62nd anniversary of independence on October 11, 2022 in Abuja.
He said details of the awarding of national honors would be given by the Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs.
“Celebrating our independence anniversary reminds us that despite the challenges we have faced as a nation, Nigerians have remained resilient and committed to the unity of our country.
“Let me also reiterate this administration’s commitment to promoting the unity, security and stability of our country,” the minister added.
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