Queen of England celebrates Nigeria on 60th independence anniversary

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Her Majesty, The Queen of England, has celebrated Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary with a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina in a statement he issued in Abuja, Wednesday, said the message was conveyed by the British High Commission in Nigeria and it reads 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.