AWKA – The Anambra State Government has announced the cancellation of activities marking the celebration of this year’s 60th Independence Day Anniversary.
A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, said the usual match past parades and other ceremonies at designated locations in Awka and the various local government fields in the state would not hold.
The government blamed coronavirus as part of the reason for the low key celebrations.
“The year 2020 has been particularly challenging with the outbreak of COVID -19 pandemic which the federal, state and local governments have been battling with appreciable success.
“The worst is not yet over. As a result, the government of Anambra State wishes to inform Ndi Anambra that this year’s Independence Day celebrations will be low key.
“The usual match parades and other ceremonies at designated locations in Awka, and the various local government fields in Anambra state will not hold,” he stated.
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