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October 2, 2023BY Abu Susan

In commemoration of Nigeria’s 63 Independence anniversary, the government of Canada, friends, and partners of the Nigeria High Commission have sent in goodwill messages as they continue to strengthen the bond of friendship between Canada and Nigeria. The Assistant Deputy Minister for Sub-Saharan Africa at Global Affairs Canada, Cheryl Urban, delivered a goodwill message from the Government of Canada to all Nigerians.
The Deputy Minister of Trade, Immigration, and Multiculturalism in Alberta, Dr. Akolisa Ufodike, shared a goodwill message from Alberta.
The partnership between Carleton University and Nigeria is exceptional. Associate Professor Tony Bailetti explicitly shared the bond of friendship and collaboration between Carleton and Nigeria in honour of the nation at 63. Meanwhile, Professor Eric Champagne, Director, Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa Canada, spoke of the growing relationship between the institution and the Nigeria High Commission Ottawa and academic institutions in Nigeria.
Isaac Olowolafe Jr. is an award-winning real estate entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. His corporation, Dream Maker Inc., successfully operates multiple divisions, including real estate development, wealth management, private equity, and insurance. He sent a goodwill message to fellow Nigerians on the 63rd Independence anniversary.
 For the third straight year, Queen’s University has ranked among the top 10 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings – earning third place worldwide and first place in North America out of over 1,700 universities. Queen’s is the only Canadian university to achieve three top-10 placements since the rankings began in 2019. What an honour to be associated with Queen’s University. Dr. Sandra den Otter, Vice Provost Global Engagement Queen’s University, gave a cheerful message commemorating Nigeria @63.