Letter to Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe on the Occasion of His Investiture as Governor General of the Federation of Nigeria.
Dear Dr. Azikiwe:
On the occasion of your investiture as Governor General of the Federation of Nigeria, it gives me great pleasure to extend to you, both personally and officially, cordial greetings and heartiest congratulations.
This great honor, which happily comes to you on your birthday anniversary, is a fitting tribute to your long years of devoted service to your country and to Africa. I know that your many friends in the United States join with me in expressing the hope that your years in this high office will be marked by peace and prosperity for your people and by ever-closer relations between Nigeria and the United States.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
Note: The letter was released at Augusta, Ga.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Letter to Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe on the Occasion of His Investiture as Governor General of the Federation of Nigeria. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/234601