Her Majesty, the Queen of England, Elizabeth II has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on Nigeria’s 60th Independence anniversary being commemorated on October 1.
PerSecondnews recalls that Nigeria got its independence from the Great Britain on October 1, 1960.
“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,” the Queen said in a statement from the British High Commission in Nigeria.
It was circulated to the media on Wednesday by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari.