Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday bid the late Queen Elizabeth II of United Kingdom a farewell as the remains were interred, adding that he had tremendous respect for her, describing the deceased as a personality with great human relations.
Penpushing reports that, Obasanjo in a statement confirmed that he equally had perfect relationship with the late Head of Commonwealth of Nations, recalling that he(Obasanjo) was about leaving the Secondary school, when the late Queen first visited Nigeria in 1956.
The former President said he was fortunate to have hosted the Queen as Nigerian President during Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), in Abuja in 2003, saying that she was a wonderful woman
‘ “My relationship with the Queen was perfect, she was a great, great woman, who had shown great example in human relationship. She carried herself so graciously, so dignified. She was somebody I have tremendous respect for. And I can say that she was wonderful’, Obasanjo emphasised
“I join the rest of the world to mourn with her family, the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth (because she was the Head of Commonwealth), and the rest of the world. I also mourn with Prince Charles, who promised to continue from where she had stopped. May her soul rest in peace’, he added
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