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Harry and Meghan wrap up a really royal trying tour of Nigeria

Harry and Meghan wrap up a really royal trying tour of Nigeria


London — Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, wrapped up a three-day tour of Nigeria on Sunday that noticed the U.S.-based couple use their movie star to focus on a few of the causes they care most about.

Harry performed a sport of sitting volleyball with disabled athletes — all of them Nigerian military veterans. 

Nigeria has expressed curiosity in internet hosting the Invictus Video games, the charity sporting occasion for wounded troopers based a decade in the past by the duke.

Meghan co-hosted a girls’s management occasion the place she referenced her Nigerian ancestry for the second time through the journey.  

“Thanks very a lot for a way graciously you have all been welcoming my husband and I to this nation,” she stated, pausing earlier than including, “my nation.” 

The easy two phrases had been met with cheering and applause.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Visit Nigeria - Day 2
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, speaks at a Ladies in Management occasion in Abuja, Nigeria, Could 11, 2024.

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Predictably, given the couple’s longstanding enmity with the U.Ok.’s tabloid media, some British newspapers identified that Harry and Meghan’s go to to Nigeria appeared very very like a royal tour – together with the duke’s inspection of a Nigerian army guard of honor — regardless of them having left behind their roles as “working royals.”

At one level Harry stood to consideration for his nation’s nationwide anthem, God Save the King, simply days after the couple’s press workforce stated King Charles III could not carve out time to satisfy his youngest son throughout Harry’s go to to London earlier this month.

The Nigeria journey gave the impression to be a hit for the Sussexes, at the very least for the folks Harry and Meghan came visiting. Nigerians welcomed them with open arms. 

“On digital camera they’re good, however in particular person, holy moly!” stated Malaika Gyang-gyang, a pupil on the Lightway Academy in Abuja, which the duke and duchess visited as quickly as they arrived on Friday.

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