In preparation for the 60th anniversary celebrations of Nigeria’s independence, the Federal Government has called on Nigerians to submit creative ideas that can brand the anniversary.
This was announced by Dr Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, made the call on Saturday in a statement in Abuja. Pantami said that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved an inclusive National Independence Celebration programme with respect to the COVID-19 protocols.
He also announced that this year’s celebration is tagged; “Together at 60”.
“On Oct.1, Nigeria will be celebrating its Diamond Jubilee as it turns 60 years.
“It is a day that reminds every citizen about the dawn of the nation we call our country, a diverse nation with resilient and hardworking people.
“The Federal Government is also providing opportunity for Nigerians to choose their brand and harness the power of our creative minds to create other elements that will form the brand of the anniversary,’’ he said.
Pantami said the committee would be anticipating a challenge in which they would be looking for talented, critical thinking and creative individuals or teams to produce content for the anniversary.
According to him, the best brand and concept will be presented to President Muhammadu Buhari and adopted for celebrating the country’s 60th anniversary.