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Harry & Meghan Arrive Nigeria: Invictus Games, Women’s Leadership & Cultural Immersion

Boom RadioNG | May 10, 2024
Nigerian contingent at the Invictus Games with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan photNigerian contingent at the Invictus Games with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan The Duchess of Sussex. photo credit Misan Harrimano credit Misan Harriman

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, have arrived in Nigeria for a three-day visit focused on promoting the Invictus Games.

Highlighting Invictus Games and Women’s Empowerment

Their itinerary includes:

  • A welcome at the Nigerian Defence Headquarters in Abuja to champion the Invictus Games, a sporting event for injured veterans.
  • Visits to schools, military hospitals, and a training session for Invictus partner organization, Nigeria: Unconquered.
  • A reception honoring military families.
  • Meghan co-hosting a Women in Leadership event with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
Nigerian contingent at the Invictus Games with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan photNigerian contingent at the Invictus Games with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan The Duchess of Sussex. photo credit Misan Harrimano credit Misan Harriman

Nigerian contingent at the Invictus Games with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan The Duchess of Sussex. photo credit Misan Harriman

Building Bridges and Cultural Connections

This visit marks their first trip to Nigeria as a couple. Meghan, with Nigerian ancestry, will also participate in a basketball camp with the Giants of Africa organization. Other engagements include a cultural reception and a polo fundraiser.

A Cause Close to Harry’s Heart

Prince Harry, who co-founded the Invictus Games, celebrated its 10th anniversary in London just before this visit. He hopes to see his father, King Charles, “soon” despite their busy schedules.

This trip strengthens ties between Nigeria and the Invictus Games

Written by Boom RadioNG

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