Nigeria@60 Anniversary Parade: Enhanced security measures announced for Eagle Square

Lai Mohammed

AHEAD of the parade to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary on Thursday, 1 Oct. 2020, measures have been put in place to further enhance security in and around the venue, Eagle Square, Abuja.

From midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, all routes leading to the Eagle Square will be blocked. Consequently, Shehu Shagari Way, Ahmadu Bello Way, outward and inward-bound Airport Roads and adjoining roads will be blocked to traffic.

“Also, the Federal Secretariat Complex will be evacuated by 2.00pm on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, which means all workers within the precinct of the Eagle Square are expected to vacate their offices from that time,” the statement signed by Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, said.

Mohammed is the Chairman, Branding/Media & Publicity Sub-Committee Inter-Ministerial Committee on Nigeria@60 Independence Anniversary, Abuja.

– Sept. 35, 2020 @ 9:59 GMT |

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