Osinbajo To Represent Nigeria At Funeral For Queen Elizabeth ll
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has on Saturday left Abuja for London, United Kingdom, to represent Nigeria at the state funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth ll.
According to a statement by Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, the vice-president would join members of the Royal Family and other world leaders at a series of events organized for the Queen’s funeral.
Nexus News gathered that members of the Commonwealth, Heads of State, Governors-General, Prime Ministers, and foreign royal families will be present at the ceremonies, including the funeral service slated to hold at Westminster Abbey on Monday.
Osinbajo, ahead of the service, will be part of guests and dignitaries to be received by King Charles lll and Queen Consort Camilla, at a reception in Buckingham Palace, on Sunday.
The vice president will also hold a bilateral meeting with the UK Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly Today.
The vice-president will also return to Nigeria on Monday after the state funeral.
The late Queen Elizabeth ll was the Head of the Commonwealth and the longest serving British monarch. She died at the age of 96 on September 8 at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland.