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Meghan Markle declares Nigeria as ‘my country’ during visit with Prince Harry
during her and Prince Harry’s three-day trip.“I want to start by saying thank you very much for just how gracious you’ve all been in welcoming my husband and I to this country… my country,” Markle, 42, said at the event.“I am just flattered and honored and inspired. It has been a whirlwind 24 hours since we arrived.”“And I very quickly got the memo that I need to wear more color, so I can fit in with all of you and your incredible fashion,” she added.The “Suits” alum opened up about what it’s been like to delve into her background.“Never in a million years would I understand it as much as I do now,” she told the audience.“And what has been echoed so much in the past day is, ‘Oh, we are not so surprised when we found out you are Nigerian.'”“It is a compliment to you because what they define as a Nigerian woman is brave, resilient, courageous, beautiful,” the former actress added.At one point, the audience was asked to come up with a Nigerian name for the Duchess.One person suggested “Ifeoma” — a name stemming from the Igbo tribe which means “a treasured thing.”Another said “Omowale” — a name originating from the Yoruba tribe which means “the child has come home.”On Sunday, the couple traveled from the capital city of Abuja to Lagos and were greeted by the state governor, local dancers and well-wishers on their final day.“Today is Mother’s Day [in America].