On Thursday, the Queen of England, Elizabeth II sent a message to Nigeria on the occasion of her centenary celebration.
The message was signed personally by the Queen and sent to President Goodluck Jonathan. The message read:
“On the occasion of the Republic of Nigeria celebrating 100 years since the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern Nigeria, I send the people of Nigeria my warmest congratulations.”
“I have fond memories of my 1st visit to Nigeria in 1956 and again in 2003, as the Head of the Commonwealth. The links between our two countries have deepened over the past 100 years and I hope they will continue to do so.
“I would like to convey my best wishes for the happiness and prosperity of the people of Nigeria”