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(WATCH VIDEO) Oluwo gifts Yoruba name to Meghan, ‘Adetokunbo ‘



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The Paramount Ruler of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has given a Yoruba name to Meghan Markle, the queen of Prince Harry.

ROYAL NEWS reports that Meghan had during an interview in 2022, revealed she was “43 percent Nigerian” after doing a genealogy test.

Oluwo named her “Adetokunbo” during a sit out with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex organized by the Defense Headquarters held at Delborough Hotel, Lagos State.

It would be recalled that the founder of Invictus game, Prince Harry with her wife, Meghan Markle, have arrived in Nigeria on a 3- day working visit since last Friday.

Giving his royal remarks, Oba Akanbi commended the Chief of Defense Staff, General Christopher Musa, for bringing sanity to the Nigerian army through multifarious activities including honouring the veterans, wounded and injured soldiers with Harry’s visit.

Oluwo equally expressed assurance the visit will re-engineer the kinship of Meghan ancestral connection with Nigeria, widening the chance of Nigeria to host Invictus game 2027 and enhance the proposal to site the game centre in Nigeria in support of the soldiers.

“I’m elated to be that of this event. I’m impressed with the current leadership of the Nigerian army. They are improving the tempo of our security architecture and boosting the morale of veterans, wounded and injured soldiers”

“The visit of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, respectively, facilitated by the Defense Headquarters is heroic. It will cement the security partnership and enhance Nigeria’s chance to host the 2027 Invictus game. I’m honouring Meghan with a Yoruba name “Adetokunbo” meaning “Crown has come home from abroad”.

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