• Home /
  • News / Dawn Butler MP marks 56 years of Nigerian Independence

Dawn Butler MP marks 56 years of Nigerian Independence

2016-10-23-PHOTO-00000005.jpg

On the 21st October 2016 I joined community leaders for a special event held at Brent Civic Centre to celebrate Nigerian Independence Day.

The event was attended by large numbers of Brent residents from the local Nigerian community, as well as special guest Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq, the Minister for Consular Education & Welfare at the UK’s Nigerian High Commission. The celebration included Nigerian drummers, dancing and more.

It was a pleasure to attend this event to mark 56 years of Nigeria’s status as an independent nation. I recently had the opportunity to visit the capital, Abuja, so I know the importance of bilateral working with countries like Nigeria. This event was also a chance to show our heartfelt thanks to the Nigerian community for the immense contribution they make to life here in Brent. In particular, I’d like to commend the work of the Brent Nigerian Community Association and Cllr Ernest Ezeajughi for making the event possible.

Reactions

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

The Labour Party will place cookies on your computer to help us make this website better.

Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site.

To find out more about these cookies, see our privacy notice. Use of this site confirms your acceptance of these cookies.