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Photos Of Queen Elizabeth’s Trip In Nigeria

On January 30th, 1956, 4yr-Old Folashade Lawson (now Randle) presents a bouquet of flowers to HM The Queen during her visit to Lagos in 1956. Her father, Chief Adeyemi Lawson was the Chairman of the Lagos Town Council at the time.

Victoria Street in Lagos decorated with flags for the passing through of the Queen of England during her visit to the governmental palace on January 26, 1956.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip wave from an open Land Rover to a crowd of schoolchildren at a rally held at a racecourse in Ibadan, Nigeria, 15th February 1956.

Queen Elizabeth II tours a children’s rally on the Kaduna Racecourse with Makaman Bida, left, pointing out wooden figures to Her Majesty and on the right, Sardauna of Sokoto during the Royal visit to Nigeria 3 February 1956.

Olubunmi Jibowu bows and looks at the camera as she presents a bouquet to the Queen during her visit to Nigeria to inaugurate the Federal Court at Lagos.

Sir Ojukwu released his RollsRoyce Phantom with his personal driver to chauffer Queen around Nigeria.

This was after his generosity to finance the British warchest during 2nd world war.

Queen Elizabeth II (left) inspects a colourful 10 feet high mask during a visit to a leper settlement at Oji River, part of her Commonwealth Tour of Nigeria in February 1956.

The Queen watching the pounding poles of the women of Kaduna, Nigeria as they grind corn.

Sir Ojukwu released his RollsRoyce Phantom with his personal driver to chauffer Queen around Nigeria.

This was after his generosity to finance the British warchest during 2nd world war.

The Queen in a carriage during the Nigerian State Visit. The footman on the carriage behind President Ibrahim Babangida, is a Royalty Protection Squad Police Bodyguard.

May 9, 1989.