Her Majesty, the Queen of England, has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, October 1, 2020.
According to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the Queen’s message was conveyed by the British High Commission in Nigeria.
“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, and it is my desire to see a more prosperous Nigeria. I will, therefore, advise that a total restructuring of the country be done as soon as possible to avoid the impending danger locking ahead ” the statement read.
Nigeria got her independence from Great Britain on October 1, 1960.