From midnight on Wednesday, 30 Sept. 2020, all routes leading to the Eagle Square will be blocked.
The entire Federal Secretariat in Abuja will be evacuated by 2pm of Wednesday September 30 as part of arrangements to enhance security measures by the Federal Government for Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary parade on Thursday, 1 October at the Eagle Square.
According to Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, “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”, Mohammed said.
Nigeria has declared Thursday October 1 as a public holiday to mark her 60th Independence anniversary.