PRINCE CHARLES THE PRINCE OF WALES IN LAGOS
On his tour of West Africa, Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales visited Nigeria and spent two days visiting Abuja and Lagos. In Lagos, he was hosted at the British Council in Ikoyi where British Council Country Director, Lucy Pearson and a troupe of indigenous dancers and drummers welcomed His Majesty. Prince Charles then met with a host of young entrepreneurs from the digital, music, fashion, film and creative industries. He also viewed some Art and fashion exhibitions by Nigerian artists and designers.
After this, a cocktail at the residence of the Deputy British High Commissioner was held in his honour where he was shown the 1950 bronze sculpture of Her Majesty the Queen of England sculpted by renowned artist Ben Enwonwu and presented by his son Oliver Enwowu. His Majesty was also introduced to members of the Nigeria Commonwealth Walkway Committee and a number of Nigerian politicians, captains of industries and titans of the corporate world.
GEN. YAKUBU GOWON RTD
PAUL ARKWRIGHT PRINCE CHARLES & LUCY PEARSON
DENZEREE & NAOMI CAMPBELL
BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU & OBA OTUDEKO