FG Orders Nigerian Flags to Fly at Half-Mast to Honour Late Queen Elizabeth II
The federal government has directed that flags in Nigeria and the country’s missions abroad be flown at half-mast to honour Queen Elizabeth II.
According to the government, this is to mourn the passage of British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II who passed away on Thursday, September 8.
The Nigerian government also commiserated with the government and the people of United Kingdom on the death of the Queen.
In a statement signed by the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Friday night, September 9 said that the Nigerian flags should fly at half-mast between Sunday, September 11th, 2022 and Monday, September 12th, 2022.
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In honour of Queen Elizabeth II, The Sovereign of the United Kingdom, Chairman of the Commonwealth and an eminent global personality, whose passage was announced, the Ministry of Interior of the Federal Government of Nigeria declares that all flags in Nigeria and our missions abroad be flown at half mast on Sunday, September 11th, 2022 and Monday, September 12th, September.
We commiserate with the government and people of the United Kingdom and all the affected people of the Commonwealth and the world.
The Queen is dead. Long live the King.
Gispaper.com had earlier reported the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Her funeral will be broadcast globally.