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Buhari Speaks On Role Queen Elizabeth Played During Nigerian Civil War

Amidst the controversies trailing the dying of Queen Elizabeth, with claims of being brutal to Africans, the President, Muhammadu Buhari, has mentioned the UK below the late 96-year-old monarch backed Nigeria throughout the Biafran warfare.
SapaTV experiences that the President made this identified on Saturday, throughout a condolence go to to the British Excessive Commissioner to Nigeria Catriona Laing at her residence in Abuja.
The president, who was represented by the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, Boss Mustapha mentioned the UK throughout the Civil War between 1967 and 1970 supported the unity of Nigeria.
In line with him, the Queen on two events visited Nigeria the place she spent about 20 days visiting completely different cities including they’re partnering to cope with the insurgency within the nation.
Buhari mentioned: Now we have maintained very shut ties with the monarchy. She was a really gracious and chic queen. For the needs of remembrance, the actual fact is that 90 per cent of Nigerians have no idea any monarch within the UK aside from the queen. We welcome the brand new king and we sit up for a robust working relationship with the UK.
They’ve been a really robust ally even within the midst of our tough time throughout the Biafran warfare; they stood for the indivisibility of the Nigerian state, supported and ensured that we overcame that downside.
“We’re partnering to cope with the insurgency in order that it doesnt overwhelm us. They’ve all the time stood as a really robust ally.
The pinnacle of the commonwealth to which we belong. Not solely that, she was the top of state for 3 years from 1960 to 1963 and once we grew to become a republic she ceased to be. Now we have had very shut ties with the queen. She visited the nation twice; first in 1953 when she spent about 20 days visiting completely different cities, and the second was in 2003 throughout president Olusegun Obasanjos tenure.
Prince Charles Emerges King
In the meantime, the eldest little one of the late Queen Elizabeth II, Charles, Prince of Wales, who at 73 is the oldest inheritor obvious in British historical past, turns into king of the UK.
Naija Newsearlier reported that the longest-serving monarch in British historical past died aged 96, Buckingham Palace introduced on Thursday.
All her kids Charles, Princess Anne, 72, Prince Andrew, 62, and Prince Edward, 58, flocked to her Scottish Highland retreat, Balmoral.
They had been joined by Charless sons, Prince William, and his brother Prince Harry.

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