Nigerian Independence reception

Ambassador Asekun, right, welcomes members of the diplomatic corps Photo copyright Black Ottawa Scene

Monday 1 October

Diplomats from various countries, Canadian government officials and the cream of Nigeria’s diaspora community in Canada were at the Westin Hotel on Colonel By Drive as guests of the Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa, at a reception in celebration of Nigeria’s independence Day. The evening of relaxation was marked with congratulatory speeches, traditional Nigerian cultural dances, food, drinks and good comradeship.

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