Independence Anniversary: Queen Elizabeth writes Buhari

L-R: Queen Elizabeth II and President Muhammadu Buhari

The Queen of England, Elizabeth II has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary.

The message, conveyed by the British High Commission in Nigeria, goes thus:

“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.”

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*