Uhuru declares four days of mourning queen Elizabeth.
Outgoing president, Uhuru declares four days of mourning queen Elizabeth who died on thursday 8, September.
Uhuru stated that the country will mourn Queen Elizabeth from friday to monday. The president also said the Kenyan flag will be raised halfway as a sign of mourning of the monarch.
President Uhuru praised the queen for her reign that lasted for 70 years. He remarked her selfless service to humanity throughout her regime.
He said,” Rarely has one person so epitomized the very best of humanity and leadership through selfless public service as the Late Queen Elizabeth II did in her 70 years at the helm of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, and in her life of 96 years.
Uhuru added,” The People of Kenya have always had a fondness for the magnificent and graceful twenty-five-year-old royal who visited our country as a princess and left it as Queen. It was thus with profound sadness and immeasurable grief that Kenya received the news of her passing.”
President Uhuru further stated that Queen Elizabeth was a close friend of Kenya and the founder of commonwealth.
He said,”Throughout her reign, Her Majesty was a close friend of Kenya and the lifeblood of the Commonwealth. Her 70-year reign covered the pre-independence era, the granting of self-governance, the Cold War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and all the other seminal events leading to the present day.”
Queen Elizabeth II died on thursday 8, september at the palace in Buckingham aged 96 years. King Charles immediately took over the throne
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