Osinbajo jets out to London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral 

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Vice president Yemi Osinbajo is set to jet out of the country for London to represent Nigeria at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral which will take place in the United Kingdom (UK) on Monday.

In a statement signed by the VP’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, on Saturday read, “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.

“Ahead of the funeral service, the Vice President will be among guests and dignitaries to be received by King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla, at a reception in Buckingham Palace on Sunday.

“Earlier on that day, the VP will hold a bilateral meeting with the UK Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly.”

The royal Family of the late British Queen Elizabeth11 has invited over 500 heads of state and other foreign dignitaries across the world for the funeral.

 

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