June 12: Buhari to Address Nigerians on Sunday
By Adedapo Adesanya
President Muhammadu Buhari will address Nigerians via a live broadcast at 7:00 a.m on Sunday, June 12.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed, during a Thursday morning briefing at Radio House in Abuja where he detailed activities to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration.
The Minister listed some of the activities lined up for the day as 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, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, could make such an announcement but he assured that all events would be held without security breaches.