After many appeals both locally and Internationally to President Buhari to address the nation especially as regards the #EndSARS protest, the Lekki massacre and current wave of violence in the nation, the President has now decided to do so.
This decision according to the statement published on the verified Twitter page of the Nigerian President @NGRPresident was taken after the President was given a comprehensive security briefing by the security chiefs in Abuja today.
The statement reads;
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
PRESIDENT BUHARI ADDRESSES THE NATION
Following da detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President @MBuhari will make a national broadcast Thursday, October 22, 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 Radio Nigeria respectively for the broadcast.