On Saturday, October 1st, President Muhammadu Buhari led other high ranking members of his administration to celebrate the nation’s 56th independence anniversary in a low-key fashion at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The ceremony, which lasted for about two hours at the fore-court of the Presidential Villa, was the second in the democratic administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The celebration also had in attendance the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Others are former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, former Vice Presidents Alex Ekwueme and Namadi Sambo, service chiefs and other top government functionaries and members of the diplomatic corps.
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