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Check Out Photos of Queen Elizabeth II's First Visit to Nigeria in 1956.

Born on the 21st of April 1929 in London, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary took over after the death of her father in 1952 as the head of the Commonwealth and Queen regnant of all common wealth nations.

Queen Elizabeth has visited Nigeria twice. The first was in 1956, a visit which lasted for 20 days between January 28, to February 16, 1956, And her second visit was in 2003 when she came for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting which lasted for four days between December 3rd to 6th.

Below are photos from the Queens first visit to Nigeria.

The queen received by the Oba of Lagos during her visit.

The Queen's visit to Nigerian students.

Queen Elizabeth inspecting army of the royal West Africa Frontier Front also known as the Queen's regiment.

The Queen's arrival in Lagos.

Queen Elizabeth's visit to women at the maternity ward in a hospital in Lagos.

Nigerian kids presenting flowers to Queen Elizabeth in Lagos.

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Tafawa Balewa and Ahamadu Bello during their visit to Kaduna state.

Queen Elizabeth's visit to Sokoto, together with her is the Sultan of Sokoto.

Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Philip together with Obi Okosi and Nnamdi Azikiwe.

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