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The Special Adviser to the Imo State Governor on Diaspora Affairs and Honourable Councillor of the Penn Ward, Wolverhampton, Hon. Cllr Osakwe-Hibbert has commiserated with the royal family over the death of the husband of Queen Elizabeth, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband and the longest-serving consort of any British monarch died at age 99.
A statement posted on the royal family’s website Friday morning said: ‘It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.’
‘His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.’
The councillor expressed her sadness on the development and expressed her heartfelt condolences to the Queen and the Royal Family.
In her words:
‘With deep sorrow, the Imo State Diaspora Office joins the rest of the world in mourning the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. May His Soul Rest In Peace. Amen’.
Signed: Office of the Imo State Governor on Diaspora Affairs.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK