(Updated) Prince Charles Arrives Nigeria, Visits Buhari


By Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, arrived Nigeria Tuesday on a three-day business and cultural tour.

The couple travelled aboard a Boeing 737, Royal Aircraft emblazoned with the Union Jack and arrived the Presidential Wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at exactly 1.25pm.

FCT Minister Malam, Muhammad Musa Bello, and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hajia Khadijah Bukar Abba, received the next in line to British throne.

Prince Charles was later received by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House where they met behind-closed doors.

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, said the British royals would move to Lagos to interface with the business community before returning to Abuja for a number of other engagements.

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