April 22, 2017 Official Sceptre, Gift to the King of Abeokuta 1859 This sceptre was given to the King of Abeokuta in 1859 by Consul Campbell, the British representative at Lagos. The Illustrated London News, 9 April 1859. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.