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Nigeria@60 Parade: FG enhances security measures for Eagle Square

By Oluwaseun Sonde

Ahead of the Parade to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary on Thursday, 1 Oct. 2020, the Federal Government have put measures in place to further enhance security in and around the venue which is Eagle Square in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory.

In a statement released by the Chairman Branding/Media and Publicity Sub-Committee Inter-Ministerial Committee on Nigeria@60 Independence Anniversary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Tuesday, which stated that from midnight on Wednesday, 30 Sept. 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, 30 Sept. 2020, which means all workers within the precinct of the Eagle Square are expected to vacate their offices from that time.

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