The Queen of England, Elizabeth has come out to celebrate with President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, slated for Oct.1.
Mr. Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman revealed this in a recent statement in Abuja.
According to the Queen, she wishes Nigeria continued happiness and prosperity ahead of her special day and it gives her great pleasure to offer her warmest congratulations.
She added that the United Kingdom and Nigeria benefit from strong and enduring ties as Commonwealth partners through shared history and the people.
Her words, “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.”