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‘Public lecture, award ceremony’ — FG lists activities to mark ‘Nigeria@62’
September 22
21:11 2022

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, has listed a number of activities the federal government has planned to celebrate the country’s 62nd independence anniversary.

Speaking on Thursday at a media briefing in Abuja, Mohammed said the celebration would kick off with a church service at the national Christian centre in Abuja on September 25 at 3pm.

“This will be followed by a public lecture focused on national unity on September 29th, 2022, at the state house conference hall at 10am,” he said.

“On Friday, September 30th, 2022, there will be a special Jummah prayer at the national mosque, central business district, here in Abuja.

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“On Saturday, October 1st, 2022, there will be a presidential broadcast at 7am. Later on the same day, there will be a military parade at the Eagle Square, central business district, Abuja, starting at 10am.”

The minister said an event to award national honours will be held on October 11.

“The honourable minister of special duties and intergovernmental affairs will give the full details later,” he added.

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“Celebrating our independence anniversary is a reminder that in spite of the challenges we have faced as a nation, Nigerians have remained resilient and committed to the unity of our country.

“Let me also reiterate the commitment of this administration to promoting the unity, security, and stability of our country.”

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