The Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II has written a congratulatory message to the president, Goodluck Jonathan and the people of Nigeria on the occasion of the country's cetenary celebrations.
The British mornach wrote;
“On the occasion of the Republic of Nigeria celebrating 100 years since the amalgamation of Northern and Southern Nigeria, I send the people of Nigeria my warmest congratulations.Thank you, your highness!
I have fond memories of my first visit to Nigeria in 1956 and again in 2003 as 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,”