Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday eulogized late Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (UK), saying the late monarch was wonderful.
Former President Obasanjo in a statement on Monday in Abeokuta, Ogun State, by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, noted that he was about to leave the secondary school when the demised Queen Elizabeth II first visited the Nigeria in 1956.
Dr. Obasanjo also expressed that he was fortunate to host the Queen of England when he President of Nigerian, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Abuja in 2003. “I can say that she was wonderful,” he declared.
Former President Obasanjo declared: “My relationship with the Queen was perfect; she was a great, great woman, who had shown a great example in human relationships. She carried herself so graciously, so dignified. She was somebody I have tremendous respect for.
“I join the rest of the world to mourn with her family, the United Kingdom, the 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.”