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  • Updated: September 25, 2020

NAF Alerts Nigerians Ahead Of Nigeria's Independence Day

NAF Alerts Nigerians Ahead Of Nigeria's Independence Day

As part of activities to mark Nigeria's Independence Day anniversary, the Nigerian Air Force  (NAF) has announced plans to conduct an aerial display at Eagle Square, Abuja.

AllNews reports that NAF disclosed this via it's official Twitter account.

NAF tweeted: "This is to inform the general public that, as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary Celebration,@NigAirForce  will be conducting an aerial display at the Eagle Square, Abuja on Thursday, 1 October 2020".

"Rehearsals for the event, which started yesterday, 24 September 2020, will involve military aircraft flying at a low level. Members of the public are please requested not to panic but go about their normal activities".

Meanwhile, AllNews recalls that President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the 'Nigeria at 60' logo.

Meaning Of New Nigeria At 60 Logo

Speaking about the Nigeria at 60 logo, Buhari said, "I'm also made aware that the neatly encrusted diamond on the Nigerian map symbolizes our age of treasure, the worth of the Nigerian people, who are sparkle to the admiration of the world.

"In the same vein, the fair green and the dark green colours should respectively remind us of our warmth, welcoming spirit and love, as well as abundant wealth inherent in our human capital and the richness of our land.

"All these properties made us, unarguably, the most prosperous black nation in the world and Africa's largest economy. It is therefore with a deep feeling of national pride and I hereby announce to you that "Together shall we be" shall the theme of our nation's 60th-anniversary celebration.

"Our founding fathers, in spite of differences in faith, tribe and tongue, came together to fight for Nigeria's independence. This shall be a befitting tribute to the struggle of our heroes past.

"It is to the glory of God and in celebration of the attainment of the diamond age of 60 by our great nation that I hereby unveil the preferred anniversary logo for this momentous occasion in our national history."


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