Queen Elizabeth: Nigerian govt orders flag to fly at half mast
The Nigerian government has directed that all flags at government offices in Nigeria and abroad be flown at half mast on Sunday and Monday to honour Queen Elizabeth II.
The sovereign of the United Kingdom and head of the Commonwealth died on September 8 at 96 years.
Nigeria, a former British colony, is a member of the commonwealth.
“We commiserate with the government and people of the United Kingdom and all the affected people of the Commonwealth and the world,” said a statement by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the federal government has signed a condolence register opened at the residence of the British High Commissioner in Abuja.
The register was signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha.
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