On Saturday, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo departed Abuja for London to attend Queen Elizabeth’s burial on Monday, along with other international leaders.
According to a statement made by Laolu Akande, Mr. Osinbajo would represent President Muhammadu Buhari during the burial.
VP Osinbajo is flying out of Abuja today for London to attend the State Funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of Nigeria.
Mr. Akande said on Twitter that he would attend a series of engagements and receptions with King Charles, the Royal Family, and other international leaders, including a bilateral encounter.
Last Friday, Queen Elizabeth died away. The late British monarch’s funeral is slated on Monday, September 19.