President Buhari will make a national broadcast on Tuesday, 29th May as part of the celebration of 19 years of unbroken democracy that Nigeria has enjoyed since 1999.
According to Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s media adviser, television and radio stations are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Radio Nigeria for the broadcast.
“As part of activities to commemorate the 2018 Democracy Day celebrations, President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 7 am. Television and radio stations are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Radio Nigeria for the broadcast”he said.
May 29, 1999, was the day the military handed over the reins of power to democratically elected representatives at all levels of governance. The military, in its second coming, had governed Nigeria, between January 1984 and May 1999, allowing some two years of civilian rule at the state level, between 1991 and 1993.