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Vice-President Osinbajo joins world leaders to bid Queen Elizabeth II goodbye

Osinbajo will join members of the Royal Family, world leaders – including members of the Commonwealth, Heads of State, Governors-General, Prime Ministers, and foreign royal families at the ceremonies

Nigeria’s Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has departed Abuja for London to participate in a number of events, including the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday.

Osinbajo will join members of the Royal Family, world leaders – including members of the Commonwealth, Heads of State, Governors-General, Prime Ministers, and foreign royal families at the ceremonies, a State House statement said on Saturday.

The statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande, said Osinbajo will return to Nigeria on Monday.

“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be representing Nigeria at a number of events today and on Monday, during the State funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth ll of the United Kingdom.

 

“Prof. Osinbajo departs Abuja today and will join members of the Royal Family, world leaders – including members of the Commonwealth, Heads of State, Governors-General, Prime Ministers, and foreign royal families – at the ceremonies, including the funeral service scheduled to hold at Westminster Abbey on Monday,” it said.

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