Independence Day: FG releases timetable of events

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The Federal Government has released the timetable of events leading to the celebration of the 59th Independence anniversary.

Nigeria obtained her Independence from Britain on October 1, 1960.

In a press release signed by Willie Bassey, Director (Information) at the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, the anniversary celebration will commence on Monday, September 23, with a press conference at the National Press Centre, Abuja.

On Friday, September 27, there will be a Juma’at prayer at the National Mosque, Abuja; while an interdenominational service will hold on Sunday, September 29th at the National Christian Centre, Abuja.

September 30 is for youth enterprise summit and concert; while Tuesday, October 1 is for Independence parade, to be concluded with a gala night.

See the timetable of events as released:

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