Garba, in a series of tweets, advocated for the immortalization of the late Queen. He also indicated that he would declare three days of national mourning for the Queen if he was the President.
His tweets read: “If I’m the President of Nigeria today, I’ll declare three days of national mourning for the death of The Queen Elizabeth II of England.
“Immortalizing Queen Elizabeth by renaming the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in her honor would’ve been an easier deal if I were communicating with our grandparents. Fortunately, they knew her worth.
“Age is a grace & 7 decades on the throne can only be the work of God and Grace.
“In order to immortalize Queen Elizabeth, we should rename the University of Nigeria, Nsukka to Queen Elizabeth University of Nigeria since it is the first University in Nigeria.”