The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated activities slated for the celebration of Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary.
The Minister made this known at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday.
While outlining other activities for the celebration, Alhaji Lai Mohammed reiterated FG’s commitment to promoting the unity, security and stability of the country.
“There will be a Church Service on Sunday, September 25th, 2022 at the National Christian Centre, Central Business District, Abuja at 3:00pm
“This will be followed by a Public Lecture focused on National Unity on Thursday September 29th, 2022 at the State House Conference Hall at 10am
“On Friday, September 30th 2022, there will be a Special Juma’at Prayers at the National Mosque, Central Business District, 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 10am,” the minister said.
He added that “the award of National Honours will be held as part of the 62nd Independence Anniversary on October. 11th 2022 in Abuja. The Honourable Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs will give the full details later.”
Alhaji Lai Mohammed said “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.”