President Muhammadu Buhari has decided to prove his availability to Nigerians as he will be speaking later today in a live telecast.
Naija News Understands this was disclosed in a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
According to the statement, the live television broadcast is scheduled for 7 pm.
Adesina said: “President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the nation Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 7 pm.“Television, radio, and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively for the broadcast.”
Here is Garaba Shehu’s tweets about President Live broadcast below
Television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively for the broadcast.
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) March 29, 2020
The announcement of the president’s live broadcast finally came on Sunday after Nigerians took to social media during the week to demand the presence of their leader. “Where is Buhari?” was the question on everyone’s lips on Thursday and the same continued on Friday and Saturday.
The broadcast by the president is expected to focus on efforts of the government to curtail the spread of the coronavirus and measures taken to tackle the economic impact of the development.