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In honour of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Federal Government of Nigeria Orders that all flags be flown at half mast 

As a mark of respect for the passing of Queen Elizabeth, the federal government has mandated that all flags flying at home and at foreign missions be flown at half-staff on September 11 and 12.

Rauf Aregbesola, the interior minister, announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

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“We express our sympathies to the British government, its citizens, and the afflicted members of the Commonwealth and the world at large.

He declared, “The Queen is dead, long live the King.”

Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Thursday (Sept. 8).

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Between February 6, 1952, and her passing in 2022, she served as the monarch of the UK and the other Commonwealth realms.

Her 70 years and 214 days of reign were the second-longest of any monarch of a sovereign state and the longest of any British monarch.

Meanwhile, King Charles III has officially been sworn in as the new monarch. He is to rule till death when his eldest son would, his heir would take over from him.

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