Independence Anniversary: Queen Elizabeth Greets Nigeria At 60

Queen of England, Elizabeth II

SAN FRANCISCO, September 30, (THEWILL) – The Queen of England, Elizabeth II has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians on the occasion of the nation’s 60th Independence Anniversary, October 1, 2020.

The Queen sent the congratulatory message in a message conveyed by the British High Commission in Nigeria.

The message read, “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.