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Prince Harry, Meghan Markel Arrive Nigeria, As Trip’s Itinerary Revealed

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have arrived Nigeria for a 72-hour tour to promote the Invictus Games.

The Invictus Games is an international multi-sport event first held in 2014, for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women, both serving and veterans.

The word ‘Invictus’ is Latin for ‘unconquered’, chosen as an embodiment of the fighting spirit of the wounded, injured and sick service personnel and what they can achieve, post-injury

Newsarena.ng reports that the Motto of the game is “I AM”, the Headquarters is in London, United Kingdom while the Founding patron are Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

The duo arrived Nigeria on Friday 10th May, 2024 at about five O’clock in the morning after boarding the British Airways overnight flight to Abuja.

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It was gathered that there was a slight delayed after the scheduled pilot went sick, and a replacement had to be quickly arranged.

According to report, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport by Nigerian officials, and afterwards, taken out of a side door onto the jetty, and into a waiting blacked-out minibus.

According to Brigadier General Tukur Gusau ‘They will be tired after their journey, so they will rest and then the first engagement is at midday at the Defence Headquarters.

‘After that, they will travel to Kaduna to meet wounded soldiers at a military hospital there before returning to Abuja for other engagements.

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The visit primarily to promote the Invictus Games, comes after Harry met the Nigerian team and General Christopher Musa at last year’s competition in Dusseldorf, Germany.

It was there that he told the audience Meghan was ‘rooting for Team Nigeria’, after discovering she had heritage from the West African nation.

Recall that Harry and Meghan are visiting Nigeria at the invitation of General Musa.

The couple are due to visit a school before the duke meets injured service members at a military hospital.

They will also attend a training session for the charity organisation Nigeria: Unconquered, which collaborates with the Invictus Games, as well as a reception where military families will be honoured.

On Saturday, the couple will attend a training session for the organisation, Nigeria: Unconquered and a reception hosted by the Chief of Defence Staff in honour of military families.

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In the afternoon, Meghan will co-host an event of Women in Leadership with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director General of the World Trade Organization.

On Sunday, the couple will attend a basketball clinic with Giants of Africa, a cultural reception, and a polo fundraiser for Nigeria: Unconquered.



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