Queen Elizabeth II: Buhari sympathises with UK
The President has conveyed his sympathies to the Royal Family, the people of the United Kingdom, and the entire Commonwealth in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
President Muhammadu Buhari noted on Thursday that he was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
“My family and I, and the more than 200 million Nigerians have learned with immense sadness of the passing of the Queen and the end of her unique and wonderful 70-year reign. Her late Majesty was the only British Sovereign known to 90 percent of our population.
Our thoughts and sincere condolences are with the Royal Family, the people of the United Kingdom, and the entire Commonwealth, as we join the entire world in mourning her demise.
The story of modern Nigeria will never be complete without a chapter on Queen Elizabeth ll, a towering global personality and an outstanding leader. She dedicated her life to making her nation, the Commonwealth, and the entire world a better place.”
According to tradition, the President welcomed King Charles to the throne and prayed that his reign would see the sustenance of robust and sisterly relations between the two countries.