Prince Charles shows off his dance moves in Ghana

Prince Charles Ghana 2018

Prince Charles Ghana 2018

Clashes between the mostly Muslim nomadic cattle herders and Christian farmers, usually over land and grazing rights, have escalated into deadly violence which has killed thousands over the a year ago.

Prince Charles was supposed to be travelling to Jos later this week on the final leg of his four-day royal tour of West Africa with the Duchess of Cornwall.

He is also expected to discuss practical solutions to alleviating the tensions arising from the activities of herdsmen.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall danced with President Akufo-Addo while the Prince of Wales danced with First Lady Rebecca.

Showing off his natural charm and charisma, Charles took hold of the first lady's hands and swayed on the dance floor, while Camilla and the president did their own jive next to them. On the advice of the British government, a spokesman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said the decision was made "upon the advice from the Nigerian government and others involved in security and operational aspects of the visit".

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Plateau state lies in Nigeria's so-called Middle Belt that separates the predominantly Muslim north from the largely Christian south.

Nigerians are set to vote in hotly contested presidential polls in February 2019.

Oba of Benin, Eheneden ErediauwaBritain's Prince Charles (R) stands with the Oba of Benin, Eheneden Erediauwa during a meeting with traditional leaders at the British High Commission residence in Abuja on November 6, 2018.

The couple were received at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammed Bello.

Travelling separately for part of the trip to allow them to meet more people, the Duchess visited the National Cultural Centre where she bought drums as a gift for each of her grandchildren.

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