Breaking: Change of plan, President Buhari to address the Nation early morning


The Official Spokesperson to  President Mohammadu Buhari (SSA on Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu has announced that President Mohammadu Buhari would address the Nation by 7am in the morning before proceeding to the Eagle Square for the ceremony commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Country's Independence which would commence by 10am tomorrow.  

According to a tweet this evening by the Media Adviser, Mr Shehu stated "UPDATE: As part of activities commemorating the 60th Independence Anniversary of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the nation on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 7am."

"The President will thereafter, proceed to the Eagle Square, Abuja to review the Anniversary Parade and participate in other activities beginning at 10am, which will be covered live by major television and radio stations."

Femi Adesina had in an earlier statement stated that the Presidential address would follow the morning parade but Garba Shehu  in the recent tweet noted "this updated statement supersedes our earlier one indicating an open-air live Presidential Address on October 1."

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The Presidential Spokesperson has enjoined all Television, Radio and Other Electronic Media outlet to hook up to the Network Service of the Nigerian Television Authority  and the Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively for the address at the stated time for the live broadcast.  

"All television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively for the address."

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