Buhari receives Prince Charles, duchess of Cornwall in Aso Rock

Angelo Anderson
November 7, 2018

Prince Charles George of Wales arrived Nigeria's capital, Abuja with his wife and Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Tuesday, the 6th of November for a two-day visit as part of his West Africa tour.

While in the country, the prince of Wales will engage in peace-building activities and address the clashes between farmers and herders.

A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "Due to operational constraints beyond our control, we have decided at this time not to include Jos during their royal highnesses' visit to Nigeria".

He made this demand during a closed door meeting with Prince Charles at the United Kingdom high commissioner's residence in Maitama, Abuja on Tuesday, November 6.

Jos is a prosperous city of almost one million inhabitants, but it has been increasingly sucked into the violence that spread across most of central Nigeria this year.

Plateau state lies in Nigeria's so-called Middle Belt that separates the predominantly Muslim north from the largely Christian south.

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".

Shortly after a holding a discussion with the President for some minutes, Prince Charles attended a meeting with traditional rulers at the residence of the British High Commissioner, Paul Arkwright, also in Abuja.

Buhari was joined by top government officials to welcome them.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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