Loot from Africa: Questions on Source of Gold, Diamond on Queen Elizabeth's Crown Emerge

Loot from Africa: Questions on Source of Gold, Diamond on Queen Elizabeth's Crown Emerge

  • The real source of the diamond and gold on Queen Elizabeth's crown has been described as a mystery
  • This was Shehu Sani's description while he reacted to claims that the ornaments were stolen from Africa
  • The former Kaduna senator said to clear the air, the British royal family should give substantial clarification on the issue
  • Sani on Sunday, October 31, said on Facebook that it is crucial for the palace to shed light on this piece of history

There are serious questions, even speculations about the source of the ornaments on Queen Elizabeth's royal crown.

Popular among the growing insinuations is the claim that the gold and diamond on the queen of England's crown are part of the loot Africa stashed abroad many centuries ago.

Queen Elizabeth's Crown
There are claims that the ornaments were stolen from Africa (Photo: Israel Times)
Source: UGC

Shehu Sani believes it is time for the British royal family to give explanations and possibly evidence to prove this notion wrong.

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The former Kaduna federal lawmaker on his Facebook page noted that it is a matter of moral importance for the palace to address what he described as a piece of dark history.

He said:

"There are historical speculations that the gold and diamonds on the crown of HM Queen Elizabeth were part of the looted treasure from Africa.
"It is morally important that this should be clarified by the Palace in order to address this dark piece of history."

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