Rare photos of Maryam Babangida and Princess Diana at an event in Lagos in 1989

Rare photos of Maryam Babangida and Princess Diana at an event in Lagos in 1989

An old and rare photo of Maryam Babangida, wife of General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, with Princess of Wales, Diana, the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry of the British royal family has emerged.

The photo showed Maryam Babangida and Princess Diana together at an event. The two were seen walking together in one photo and talking to each other in another photo.

It was gathered that the event that the photos were taken from took place at Tafawa Balewa Square in Surulere area of Lagos state, on March 16, 1989.

Legit.ng gathered that the photos were taken at the Rural Women's Fair at the square. Princess Diana was in Nigeria on an official visit at the time.

Maryam Babangida and Princess Diana

Rare photos of Maryam Babangida and Princess Diana at an event in Lagos in 1989 Source: Georges De Keerle
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Princess Diana was seen rocking a dress made by Alistair Blair while Babangida's wife was rocking an ankara outfit allegedly styled by Folorunsho Alakija, who is now the richest woman in Nigeria.

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Maryam Babangida and Princess Diana

Maryam Babangida and Princess Diana were at Tafawa Balewa Square Source: Georges De Keerle
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The beautiful moment was captured by Getty Image photographer Georges De Keerle.

Maryam Babangida and Princess Diana

Maryam Babangida and Princess Diana they were at Rural Women's Fair in lagos Source: Georges De Keerle
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