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July 25, 2024

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to meet military during visit to Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters has announced the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, and his wife, Meghan Markle, will visit Nigeria in May.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Director, Defence Information, DDI, Brig Gen Tukur Gusau, over the weekend.

He said the royal couple will be meeting with military personnel and will be hosted to different cultural activities.

The statement reads, “The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has expressed its honour and delight for the acceptance of the Duke of Sussex, His Royal Highness, Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan to visit Nigeria in May, 2024.

“During their stay in the country, they will be meeting with service members and will be hosted to arrays of cultural activities.

“It would be recalled that Prince Harry, the Duke of Duchess founded the Invictus games, an international multi- sporting event which offers recovery pathway for international wounded, injured and sick service men and women”.

Gen Gusau noted that the Invictus games had about 500 participants and 21 nations in attendance including Nigeria which won gold and silver at its first outing last year.

He added that the Duke’s visit is to consolidate Nigeria’s strong hold at the game and the possibility of hosting the event in later years.

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