‘You’re my Nigerian sister!’ – Meghan Markle tells Invictus star Glory Essien at an event a year after she revealed she’s 43% Nigerian (photos)

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Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle was excited to meet a Nigerian Invictus Games athlete in Germany as she helped promote the event on Wednesday night, September 12.

Meghan  hugged the Invictus Games athlete identified as Glory Essien and described her as ‘my Nigerian sister.’

 

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The Duchess of Sussex took centre stage and gave an emotional address to 1,600 competitors, friends, and family in Dusseldorf as she saluted all those attending the games, set up by her husband Harry for wounded and disabled military veterans.

 

Among those she greeted beforehand was competitor Glory Essien, who she hugged and told: ‘You’re my Nigerian sister!’

 

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It comes after husband Prince Harry revealed at the opening ceremony that his wife was cheering on the African nation as he discovered she is 43% Nigerian.

 

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The revelation came on an episode of her Archetypes podcast in October 2022 after Meghan did a genealogy test.

She vowed to ‘start to dig deeper into all this’ during her discussion with…



Source: Linda Ikeji