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Throwback: Check Out Photos Of RollsRoyce That Took Queen Elizabeth II Around Nigeria In 1956

Queen Elizabeth II, who is currently the monarch of 54 countries that make up commonwealth of nations, including United kingdom, paid a visit to Nigeria in February, 1956 while the second visit was in 2003 during the reign of President Olusegun Obasanjo, though, in her first visit, she spent most of her stay in the northern part of the country.

The Rolls-Royce silver wraith that took her around the country was borrowed from the first Nigerian Billionaire, Sir Louis Philip Odumegwu Ojukwu, the father of Biafran Leader, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, though, another school of thought, said that the car belonged to the former Emir of Kano, Alhaji Mohammed Sanusi I, who is the father of the dethroned Lamido Sanusi.

The ownership of the car is still a bit confusing as conflicting reports about the ownership of RollsRoyce had emerged.

Photos credited to Pinterest

Meanwhile, the highly admired car was originally owned by Nubar Gulbernkian, who was an Armenian-British wealth man before, it was bought by Sir Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu or Abdullahi Bayero, the demised Emir of Kano.

Photos credited to Pinterest

The current queen of England was born in April, 1926 in London, then in 1952, she emerged as the Queen of the United Kingdom on February 6, 1952, after the death of King George VI, who was her father. She has aligned more with moderate ideologies than conservative ideologies.


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