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Democracy Day: President Buhari To Address Nigerians On Sunday

Kayla Megwa  
Updated June 11, 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari presided over a Virtual Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Kano-Katsina-Jibya-Maradi with a branch line to Dutse Railway Project in State House on February 9. 2021.
In this file photo, President Muhammadu Buhari presides over a Virtual Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Kano-Katsina-Jibya-Maradi with a branch line to the Dutse Railway Project in State House on February 9. 2021.

 

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation via a live broadcast at 7:00 am on Sunday.

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this during a morning briefing at a radio house in Abuja where he detailed activities to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration.

He said the broadcast will be centred on the celebration of  Democracy Day on Sunday, June 12th, 2022.

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The minister listed some of the activities lined up for the Democracy celebration including a public lecture at the National Mosque on Friday and Jumat prayers on the same date and venue.

According to him, this will be followed by the President’s address and a church service at the National Christian Centre at 3 pm on Sunday.

There will also be a Democracy Day parade at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Monday morning.

The minister, did not, however, say if Monday will be declared a public holiday as this year’s Democracy Day falls on a Sunday. He, instead, said only the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, could make such an announcement.

He assured that all events will be held and there will be no security breaches.