[NEWS] PRINCE CHARLES CANCELS TRIP TO JOS OVER SECURITY CONCERNS

 

THE PRINCE OF WALES HAS CANCELED HIS TRIP TO JOS IN PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA, OVER SECURITY CONCERNS, FOLLOWING MONTHS OF DEADLY CLASHES BETWEEN NOMADIC HERDERS AND FARMERS IN THE RESTIVE REGION.

PRINCE CHARLES AND HIS SECOND WIFE, CAMILLA, ARRIVED IN THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL ABUJA ON TUESDAY, ON THE TAIL END OF A WEST AFRICAN TOUR THAT HAS INCLUDED GAMBIA AND GHANA.

THE COUPLE WERE RECEIVED AT THE PRESIDENTIAL WING OF THE NNAMDI AZIKIWE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ABUJA, BY THE MINISTER OF THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, MUHAMMED BELLO.

THEY WERE EXPECTED TO TRAVEL TO JOS ON THURSDAY, THE LAST DAY OF THEIR STAY, TO DISCUSS PEACE-BUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION.