Nigeria will be the third nation to receive the Queen’s Baton Relay which it’s tour is expected to begin on 7 October 2021 at a special event at Buckingham Palace where Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will place Her message to the Commonwealth into the Baton Sports Intelligence Magazine reports.
The Queen’s Baton will first land at Cyprus on October 9, then Malta on October 12, before reaching Nigeria on October 16 after which it will tour 15 other African countries and head to Asia.
The 15 other African Countries after Nigeria are: The Gambia (October 16), Sierra Leone (October 23), Ghana (October 26), Cameroon (October 29), Kenya (November 2), Uganda (November 5), Rwanda (November 10), Tanzania (November 13), Malawi (November 17) and Zambia (November 20).
Others are Mozambique (November 23), Mauritius (November 27), Botswana (November 30), St. Helena (December 5), South Africa (December 8), Namibia (December 14), Eswatini (December 17), Lesotho (December 20) Seychelles (December 23).
The Baton is expected to travel for 294 days, visiting all 72 nations and territories and connecting
communities in every corner of the Commonwealth, embracing unique cultures and sharing