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Nigeria Welcomes Prince Harry, Wife for 72-Hour Visit

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has arrived Nigeria for their 72-hour tour.

They landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on a British Airways flight this morning, which was delayed due to a sick pilot.

This marks their first visit to Nigeria together.

Upon arrival, they were escorted off the plane and into a waiting blacked-out minibus while other travelers were held back.

The royal couple’s visit was at the invitation of the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Christopher Musa.

According to the Director of Sports at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Air Vice Marshal Abidemi Marquis, the founder of Invictus Games will spend three days in Nigeria and would interact with wounded soldiers and their families.

He said the visit, which will begin today and last till May 13, is expected to boost the morale of wounded soldiers in their recovery efforts.

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