The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Andrew Lloyd has promised that Britain will continue to support Nigeria in building a stronger democracy and economic development.
Mr Lloyd reaffirmed this commitment during the commemoration of the Queen Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee in Abuja, tagged ‘An evening to celebrate the 60 year reign of Queen Elizabeth the II’.
The High Commissioner also delivered the Queen’s message to families of the Dana Air crash victims, consoling them and urging them to keep faith despite the tragedy.
Government officials and members of the diplomatic corps were in attendance to witness the event in honour of the second longest serving British monarch who has been on the throne since 1952.
The High Commissioner urged the federal government to remain committed to democracy and the rule of law.
Top government officials present at the event paid tribute to the Queen of England and her reign of peace. They anticipate stronger ties between Nigeria and Britain in various areas of common interest.
Nigeria remains one of Britain’s key partners closely working together on a range of domestic and international issues. Britain assures it will continue to support Nigeria in promoting good governance.