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October 1st : Nigeria celebrates independence in Douala

Nigeria Independence Day is celebrated on October 1 every year. It is a very special and important event in the history of Nigeria as it marks their independence from their colonial past.

At the headquarters of the Nigerian consulate in Douala, as is customary every year, the Nigerian community celebrates its independence. The country was once a colony of Britain until it became an independent and free state on October 1, 1960, so Nigeria turns 62 this year.
October 1, 2022 will mark the 62nd anniversary of Nigeria’s independence from British colonial rule in 1960. This year, the people of Nigeria will proudly celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the independence of their country, in friendly country Cameroon. Africa’s most populous country gained independence from Britain on October 1.

Celebration in Nigeria

The celebrations begin on the morning of Independence Day, when the President of Nigeria addresses the general public with a nationally televised speech. Nigerians then proudly sing the national anthem while hoisting the green and white flag. Later, the Nigerian Armed Forces march to the rhythm of beating drums and carry out military maneuvers in the nation’s capital, Abuja. The Nigerian government at both federal, state and local level is planning a lot of activities to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of Independence Day with lots of religious and religious activities.

In Cameroon, in Douala

It is in a warm and friendly atmosphere that the Nigerian community celebrated this 62nd anniversary, among the personalities, we could note the presence of the consul, the Director General Dangote Cameroon, the president of the Igbo community among others, to enhance the he image of this important event, the local administrative authorities were also present. In Cameroon there is a large Nigerian community. The members of this community as much as the others try as much as possible to live in compliance with the laws and regulations in force in their host country. For this celebration of the independence of Nigeria in Douala, we can safely say that satisfaction was there. The Nigerian consul always marks his passage with an indelible mark each time he meets his brothers.

Grace Engome

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