Prince Charles acknowledges UK role in horror of slave trade

Joann Johnston
November 7, 2018

Speaking with newsmen, following closed-door meeting, the Emir of Kano, Muhammed Sanusi II said the prince gave a brief summary of discussions held with President Muhammadu Buhari on a range of issues from climate change to demographic explosion.

The Prince of Wales and heir to the British throne, Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla, have arrived in Abuja.

They were expected to travel to Jos on Thursday, the last day of their stay, to discuss peace-building and conflict resolution. On the advice of the British government, a spokesman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said the decision was made "upon the advice from the Nigerian government and others involved in security and operational aspects of the visit".

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall danced with President Akufo-Addo while the Prince of Wales danced with First Lady Rebecca.

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Despite the heat, Prince Charles looked his usual dapper self in a pale grey suit, complete with a lilac shirt, patterned tie and a smart pocket square.

The statement read, "The British leader to counsel President Buhari not to attempt to rig the 2019 Presidential election but be ready to accept his imminent defeat in the polls, since it is clear that Nigerians have rejected him because of his incompetence and his administration's apparent disdain for their safety and wellbeing".

The couple were received at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammed Bello.

They arrived the Presidential Villa at about 2.20pm.

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