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FG releases programmes to mark 62nd Independence Anniversary

By NAN
21 September 2022   |   1:27 pm
The Federal Government on Wednesday released the line up of programmes to commemorate the country’s 62nd Independence Anniversary.

Schoolchildren display the Nigerian flag at the Eagles Square in Abuja, Nigeria during the country 61st Independence Celebration on October 1, 2021. Nigeria is holding scaled-down celebrations due to high level of insecurity to commemorate over six decades since it gained self-rule from Britain in 1960. (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP)

The Federal Government on Wednesday released the line up of programmes to commemorate the country’s 62nd Independence Anniversary.

Joe Mutah, the Chief Press Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Culture, in a statement in Abuja said the activities would commence with a press conference on Thursday at the National Press Centre in Abuja.

He said a church service would hold on Sunday at the National Christian Centre located in the Central Business District of Abuja.

According to Mutah, a public lecture will also take place at the State House Conference Hall on Sept. 29 while Special Juma’at prayers will hold at the National Mosque in Abuja.

The commemoration would be rounded off on Oct. 1 with a presidential broadcast while a military parade would take place at the Eagle Square at 10am.