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.
A statement signed by Director (Information) at the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Willie Bassey says the anniversary celebration will begin 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.