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Charles and Camilla receive official welcome as their West African tour begins

Charles and Camilla receive official welcome as their West African tour begins”

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that First Lady Melanie Trump of the United States had also visited Ghana recently to promote her "Be Best" child welfare initiative.

Charles and Camilla will be visiting Gambia, Ghana, and Nigeria on the nine-day trip, and from the message that Charles posted on Instagram and YouTube on Wednesday, it seems that the lovebirds could not be more excited about the tour.

The Prince of Wales joined in an impromptu dance party today, as he was handed a small Ghanaian percussion instrument to take a starring role in a local band. "I am sure these five days that you are going to be here will be a memorable time for both of you", said President Akufo-Addo, at the seat of the Presidency.

Then in 1977, the Queen's first born, Prince Charles, visited the country for the first time. Mike Ocquaye and other top Ghanaian government officials.

The Royal visit to Ghana formed part of a week-long tour of West Africa to strengthen ties with the Commonwealth nations. They plan on "meeting as many people as possible during our forthcoming visit, bearing in mind the very special memories I have from 40 years ago to re-experiencing the irresistible attractions of highlife and afro-beat", he said in a pre-recorded video released ahead of the visit. "Some of them were happy, some of them not so happy".

The British royals landed in Accra on Friday afternoon. "It's a relationship that we value", Nana Akufo-Addo said.

The British Royals would on Saturday visit the Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia palace and subsequently visit the Christianborg Castle which was once owned by the British.

Prince Charles and Camilla were presented with a Kalabash containing kola nuts, which is a symbol of honour in welcome ceremonies, and met members of the Gambian delegation before continuing with the welcome ceremony.



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