President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday address the nation from the Eagle Square, Abuja, as Nigeria marks 60th independence anniversary.
This was announced by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, in a statement issued on Wednesday.
According to Adesina, the live address would start after the anniversary parade scheduled for 10am.
He said the broadcast would be aired live by major television and radio stations especially the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).
The spokesman also noted that “…in view of the open-air live address, the traditional early morning October 1 Presidential Broadcast will not feature on Thursday.”