President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the programme of events to commemorate Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary.
According to a statement by the director media in the office of the Secretary to the government of the federation, Bolaji Adebiyi, the events will be low-key .
The programme include ;an Inter-denominational Thanksgiving Church Service on Sunday, September 25, 2016.at 4.00 pm at the National Worship Centre, Abuja and public lecture and Jummaat Prayers on Friday, September 30, 2016. 11.00 am – 12.50 pm and 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm respectively
He also added that they will be a presidential change of guard on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 3.00 pm at forecourt of the Presidential Villa, State House, Abuja.