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UK, Others Celebrate 63rd Nigeria's Independence Anniversary


Uk, USA Rice, Setara, Tilda, others join Nigeria to celebrate



USA Rice, Tilda, Setara, Wanis International Foods are some of the major UK distributors of African Caribbean products that joined the Nigerian diaspora community to celebrate the 63rd independence anniversary.


Rice a major staple as well as other food products are regular items to celebrate this special occasion, hence these major distributors are felicitating with Nigerians.


Paul Harrision, Head of Community at Tropical Sun said, “We are happy to celebrate the cultural diversity in the range of food products available as a brand as we celebrate Nigerian independence. It is also good for us to pass over our heritage ingredients to the next generation.”


The Worshipful the Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Michael Situ is one of the UK government functionaries celebrating the Nigerian Independence Day.


On Sunday 1st October 2023, the London Borough of Southwark will launch the Spring Community Hub’s report on Integration and the Nigerian Perspective at the Mayor’s Office in Tooley Street London.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume, affirms that Nigerians have wholeheartedly embraced democracy as the best form of governance.


Senator Akume made this statement during a World Press Conference held in Abuja to announce the lineup of activities for Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Anniversary celebrations.


Speaking at the event, Senator Akume stated, “This celebration is particularly significant as Nigeria has maintained an unbroken democratic record since 1999, along with a seamless, successful, and peaceful Presidential Transition program from one government to another. We are grateful to God and Nigerians for making this possible.”


The SGF reiterated his position, stating that “Despite political upheavals and coup attempts in some ECOWAS sub-regions, Nigerians have fully embraced democracy with its core values and practices as the superior form of governance.”"


Here are some possible ways to rewrite it:

  • Some big UK companies that sell African Caribbean food joined Nigerians living abroad to mark 63 years of freedom.

They like to eat rice and other foods on this special day and they are happy for Nigerians.


Paul Harrision from Tropical Sun said, “We like the different kinds of food we have as a brand and we are happy for Nigeria’s freedom. We also want to share our old ingredients with our children.”


The Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Michael Situ is one of the UK leaders who is happy for Nigeria’s Independence Day.

On Sunday 1st October 2023, Southwark will show a report about how Nigerians live in UK at the Mayor’s Office in London.

The SGF, Senator George Akume, says that Nigerians love democracy and think it is the best way to rule.


Senator Akume said this at a press conference in Abuja to tell people what will happen for Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Day.


He said, “This day is very important because Nigeria has been democratic since 1999 and has changed leaders peacefully. We thank God and Nigerians for this.”

He also said that “Even when some countries in ECOWAS had problems and coups, Nigerians still liked democracy and its values more than anything else.”

  • Joining Nigerians abroad in celebrating 63 years of independence were some major UK companies that offer African Caribbean food products.


Rice and other foods are common items for this occasion and these companies congratulate Nigerians.

Paul Harrision of Tropical Sun said, “We appreciate the cultural diversity in our food products as a brand and we join in celebrating Nigeria’s independence. We also aim to pass on our legacy ingredients to the next generation.”


One of the UK officials who celebrated Nigeria’s Independence Day was the Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Michael Situ.

On Sunday 1st October 2023, Southwark will present a report on Integration and the Nigerian Perspective at the Mayor’s Office in London.


The SGF, Senator George Akume, declares that Nigerians have embraced democracy as the best form of governance.

Senator Akume made this declaration at a press conference in Abuja to announce the activities for Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Day.


He said, “This celebration is very significant as Nigeria has kept a democratic record since 1999 and has smoothly and peacefully transitioned from one government to another. We are grateful to God and Nigerians for this.”


He also said that “Despite political turmoil and coup attempts in some ECOWAS countries, Nigerians have embraced democracy with its core values and practices as the best form of governance.”

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