What 110-year-old Nigerian King traveled 130-miles by road to see Queen Elizabeth II in 1956?

Are you referring to the Nigerian King who had not travelled outside his domain for over fifty years before the auspicious visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11 to Nigeria in 1956?


Are you talking about the Nigerian King who knew Queen Victoria, the great-great-grandmother of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II?


Was the Nigerian King accompanied on his trip by his 90-year-old senior consort, who travelled out of Akure for the first time during the visit to Lagos?


Then you must be referring to Oba Adesida, the Deji of Akure seen in the above photos exchanging pleasantries with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to Nigeria in 1956.

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