Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari will address the country in a nationwide broadcast to mark the 2021 Independence Day celebration tomorrow October 1st 2021.
GoldenNewsNg reports that Nigeria’s Independence Day is celebrated every October 1st to mark our independence from colonial rule under the British government.
In a statement to newsmen on Thursday, the broadcast is part of activities marking the 61st Independence Anniversary of the country.
President Buhari will broadcast to the nation on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7am.
“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,” the statement by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, read.
Meanwhile, Buhari has replaced Auwalu with Ahmed on NPRA board.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has asked the Senate to replace the nomination of Sarki Auwalu with Farouk Ahmed as the Chief Executive Officer on the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority Board.
Buhari’s request was contained in a letter dated September 28, 2021, and read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Wednesday.