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Meghan Markle Picks Nigerian Name After Genealogical Test

Rita Enemuru, Reporting

THE Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle has been christened Amira Ngozi Lolo by the defence chief of the Invictus Games after revealing her Nigerian heritage following a genealogy test.

This was revealed by Invictus Games organiser in the United Kingdom (U.K) Daily Mail website post on Thursday.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, an American member of the British royal family and former actress, is married to Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, the younger son of King Charles III.

It was revealed that the Duchess of Sussex was seen cheering the Nigerian team during the 2023 Invictus Games; a game founded by her husband, Prince Harry.

According to the post, Prince Harry revealed at the opening ceremony of the games that his wife would be lending its athletes her support after finding through a genealogy test that she is 43% Nigerian.

The post read thus: “Meghan Markle ‘can’t wait to visit Nigeria for her mum and the kids’, Invictus organiser reveals – as Duchess cheers on African team after discovering her heritage following genealogy test.

“Meghan Markle ‘can’t wait to visit Nigeria for her mum and the kids’, an Invictus Games organiser has revealed, after she was said to be cheering for the African team having discovered her heritage.

“The Duchess of Sussex’s ties with the country appeared to have strengthened dramatically since the start of the Games, which champion wounded and disabled military veterans.

“Prince Harry revealed at the opening ceremony that his wife would be lending its athletes her support after finding through a genealogy test that she is 43% Nigerian.

“In the subsequent days, she was seen hugging a competitor and describing her as ‘my Nigerian sister’, before being introduced to further members of the team and the defence chief, who gave her a nickname – Amira Ngozi Lolo – she could use if she ever visits the country.”

The Invictus Games Foundation according to Wikipedia offers a recovery pathway for international wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women (WIS); it collaborate to provide opportunities for post-traumatic growth: enabling those involved to reclaim their purpose, identity and future, beyond injury.

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