My ties to Queen Elizabeth II were flawless. – Obasanjo
In her eulogy for the late Head of the Commonwealth, Obasanjo made a suggestion that he was about to graduate from high school when she first visited the nation in 1956.
Olusegun Obasanjo, the former president of Nigeria, described his relationship with the late Queen Elizabeth II as ideal on Monday.
At his penthouse apartment in the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun, Obasanjo talked during an interview with News Central TV.
Obasanjo paid tribute to the late Head of the Commonwealth in a statement from his spokesperson Kehinde Akinyemi, noting that he was about to graduate from high school when she first visited the nation in 1956.
At the 2003 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Abuja, the former president claimed he was fortunate to have hosted the Queen.
“I had a wonderful relationship with the Queen. She was a fantastic woman who had set excellent examples for interpersonal connections.
“She conducted herself with such grace and dignity. I have a great deal of respect for her.
“I join the rest of the world in expressing my condolences to her family, the British government, the Commonwealth, and all other nations.
Prince Charles, who promised to continue where she left off, said, “I also lament with you. “May her soul find peace,” he continued.