Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
Her Majesty, The Queen of England, Elizabeth II has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, October 1, 2020.
According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, 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.