Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has signed the book of condolence in memory of the late British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.
Bawumia signed the book of condolences at the British High Commission in Accra on Thursday, September 15th 2022 following his return to Ghana from an official trip to Kenya.
“Through to the very end, Her Majesty personified the true meaning of selfless and dedicated service. May Her Majesty’s soul rest in peace.” he wrote on Facebook following the event.
Born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor on 21 April 1926, Elizabeth II was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Commonwealth realms on 6 February 1952 following the death of her father, King George VI.
After a fruitful 70-year reign, she died on 8th September 2022 at her favourite castle in Balmoral, Aberdeenshire in Scotland, aged 96.
Following her death, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia all sent official messages of condolences to the people of the United Kingdom.
“With great sadness, I have learnt of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The affectionate Queen of the United Kingdom, and Head of the Commonwealth of which Ghana is a member.
“In her seven-decade-long reign, she was a staunch advocate of global development and a beacon of peace. I extend on behalf of my wife and family, condolences to King Charles III, The Queen Consort, the Royal Family, the United Kingdom, and the entire Commonwealth. Fare thee well HRM Elizabeth II,” Bawumia said.
Aside the Vice President, President Akufo-Addo, Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin and other top Ghanaians dignitaries have all signed Queen Elizabeth’s book of condolence.