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Lagos honours late British envoy Carter

22 October 2014, 16:20

Lagos - Lagos paid its respects to the late British Deputy High Commissioner, Peter Carter, who passed away recently.

The British Deputy High Commission organized a memorial service that took place at the British Residence in Ikoyi.

Among those that graced the occasion were Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Adejoke Adefulirean, who represented Governor, Babatunde Fashola.

Also attending were former Head of Interim Government, Ernest Shonekan, Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, and the former Commonwealth Secretary, Emeka Anyaoku.

The highlight of the event was the watering of a tree planted in Carter’s honour in the gardens of the Residence.

High Commissioner, Andrew Pocock, and Adefulire watered the tree.

Students of British International School in Lekki, Lagos, sang at the memorial service.

Carter died in Lagos early September following a heart attack

- CAJ News

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