Nigerians and celebrities from around the world joined the rest of the world in mourning shortly after news of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the monarch of England with the longest reign, broke on the Internet.
Prior to being later declared dead, the Queen’s doctor had earlier on Thursday in a statement released by the Palace advised her to remain under medical supervision.
Top stars like Ajoke Silva, Yetunde Bakare, Williams Uchemba, Patience Ozokwo, James Brown, Naira Marley, and Elton John, among others, joined mourners worldwide to offer their condolences and honour the late Queen’s legacy after her passing.
Patience A tribute to a Great Queen, Ozokwor remarked. Elizabeth II, the queen. Awaken in peace.
Ajoke Silva; Majesty committed her entire life to service to her nation and commonwealth, always doing so gracefully. She has begun her next journey with grace. Elizabeth II, rest in peace. Sorry for the Royal family.
Zainab Balogun: A complete era… A life of dedicated service. A king… A monarch
Ruth Kadiri: May the great Queen of England rest in peace.
Crossdresser from Nigeria James Brown wrote, “I James brown Queen of Africa duchess of London will bury my godmother’s spirit in Nigeria because it will make me feel very close to her.” He also added, “It’s painful that the woman I look up to and admire, the woman of Grace and Principles has left me in this wicked world.”
In memory of the late Queen Elizabeth II, Naira Marley inked his arm with a tattoo of her face.
Sushmita Sen, an Indian actress, paid homage to the Queen on Instagram and praised her long life.
What a remarkable and thoroughly celebrated life! She adored color and experienced every hue in one lifetime. The very definition of QUEEN! Peace be upon you, Queen Elizabeth I. Sen posted as well
Elton John, a British singer and composer, honored the late Queen by using the microblogging platform. The 96-year-old was described as a “inspiring presence” by the “Rocket Man” singer, who also said he will miss the Queen because she played a significant role in his life.
The rockers Ozzy Osbourne and Mick Jagger, as well as the actor Helen Mirren, are among the famous people who have posted written condolences online in honor of the Queen.
Charles, the Queen’s 73-year-old son, succeeded her as monarch on death. Despite the fact that his coronation might not happen for several months, he will be known as King Charles III.