The Prince of Wales, Charles, higher recognized for talking the Queen’s English, then again, became to pidgin on Wednesday as he visited Nigeria’s industrial capital, Lagos.
“How you dey? (How are you?)” he requested assembled dignitaries, including former Heads of State, Presidential applicants, main politicians, and stars from the sector of style, song and the humanities.
Queen Elizabeth II’s eldest son and inheritor, who turns 70 this month and finally ends up a excursion of The Gambia, Ghana and Nigeria on Thursday, mentioned he was once happy to be again in “Lasgidi” (Lagos).
“I find it hard to believe that nearly 30 years have passed since I first came to this city,” he added in a speech on the British Deputy High Commissioner’s place of abode.
“As they say, ‘God don butter my bread’ (God has blessed me),” he mentioned, praising town for its dynamism and effort.
Home to greater than 20 million other folks and driving force of the economic system of Africa’s maximum populous country – Lagos is a hub of innovation and trade.
Charles, whose Prince’s Trust has helped release the careers of masses of 1000’s of younger marketers, mentioned each shared the similar spirit of creativeness and ingenuity.
“If life dey show you pepper, make pepper soup,” he mentioned, which kind of interprets to “life is what you make it”.