Former presidential candidate, Adamu Garba has called for the immortalization of the late England monarch, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in Nigeria.
Adamu who opined that Nigeria should declare three days National mourning over the death of the Queen, said the country should also, immortalized her by renaming the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, after her.
In a series of tweet, Adamu who claimed that UNN is the first University in Nigeria, said it would have been an easier deal to rename UNN in the Queen’s honor.
“If I’m the President of Nigeria today, I’ll declare 3 days of National Mourning for the death of The Queen Elizabeth II of England.
“In order to immortalized Queen Elizabeth, we should rename the University of Nigeria, Nsukka to Queen Elizabeth University of Nigeria since it is the first University in Nigeria.
“Immortalizing Queen Elizabeth by renaming the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in her honor would’ve been an easier deal if I were communicating with our grandparents. Fortunately, they knew her worth.
“Age is a grace, & 7 decades on the Throne can only be the work of God and Grace.
AbaCityBlog reports that the Queen was said to have died peacefully at Balmoral at age of 96.
The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.
The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/VfxpXro22W
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) September 8, 2022