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Prince Charles and his wife, The Duchess of Cornwall, will visit Nigeria on 6 November, 2018, as part of a nine-day tour to Africa, the British High Commission said on Wednesday.

The Commission says the visit is at the request and on behalf of the UK government.

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“I look forward to welcoming Their Royal Highnesses to experience the richness and diversity of Nigeria and to help promote British investment in youth, jobs and equal opportunities in Nigeria,” British High Commissioner, Paul Arkwright, said in a statement on Wednesday.

“The historic links between the Royal family and Nigeria is something we can all celebrate.”

Upon arrival in Abuja, Prince Charles and his wife would be welcomed by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

During their visit to Nigeria, they would undertake a series of engagements in the country’s capital, Abuja, and Lagos, informally referred to as Nigeria’s commercial capital.

In Lagos, the Prince would visit naval berths and join an event focused on business and environmental sustainability.

He would also attend an arts festival at the British Council to celebrate Nigeria’s thriving art scene, and to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the British Council in Nigeria.

The event will also celebrate The Prince’s 70th Birthday.

The other country’s Prince Charles is expected to visit include the Gambia and Ghana.