New York City’s Nigerian community celebrated 53 years of independence with a multi-block parade in New York City’s Midtown East neighborhood. The parade consisted of packed floats filled with Nigerians and friends dancing and waving the country’s green and white flag. Even a surprise impersonator, mimicking Pres. Goodluck Jonathan marched along the parade, leaving many parade participants and onlookers in awe.
Nigeria gained it’s independence from Britain on October 1st 1960.
Stay tuned for SaharaTV’s video recap of NYC’s 2013 Nigerian Independence Day parade.