Queen Elizabeth II congratulates Nigeria on 60th Independence




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British Monarch Queen Elizabeth 11 has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary.

The message, conveyed by the British High Commission in Nigeria, was quoted in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, and made available to State House Correspondents.

 

“It gives me great pleasure to offer my warmest congratulations on the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence, together with my best wishes for your country’s continued happiness and prosperity.

 

“The United Kingdom and Nigeria benefit from strong and enduring ties as Commonwealth partners through shared history and most importantly, our people.

“These are bonds that I hope and believe will flourish long into the future,” her message reads.

Nigeria got her independence from Great Britain on October 1, 1960.

The Nation