President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation via a live broadcast at 7:00 am on Sunday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration.

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this during a Thursday morning briefing at a radio house in Abuja.

Lai Mohammed 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.