Cameroon alongside other state dignitaries and world royals have paid final respects to Queen Elizabeth II who was laid to rest this Monday September 19, 2022.
Amongst those who participated in the historic event was Cameroon’s PM Joseph Dion Ngute representing President Paul Biya, he was accompanied by the Minister Delegate at the Ministry of External Relations in charge of Commonwealth Filix Mbayu.
Other state leaders who took part in the event include the US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.
Cameroon’s Prime Minister joined thousands of persons and scores of personalities to view the casket of the queen which was laid in state at Westminster Hall.
The Head of Government also signed the condolence book for the queen at Lancaster Hall before participating in this Monday’s service at the Westminster Abbey.
Commonwealth leaders also represented massively, a symbol of the work done by the Queen in uniting states.
The late monarch of England, Queen Elizabeth II has been laid to rest at the Windsor Castle this Monday September 19 following serial poignant events paying her tribute.
Queen Elizabeth’s coffin came to its final resting place at Windsor completing its long journey from Balmoral Castle to Edinburgh, then from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall and Westminster Abbey, and then finally to St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.
The End for Queen Elizabeth II
The funeral service took place at Westminster Abbey in London, where the Queen was crowned 69 years ago and where she was married to her husband, Prince Philip, 75 years ago.
Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession arrived at the west gate of the medieval abbey shortly before the service at 11 a.m. local time this Monday 19, 2022.
Members of the Royal family solemnly matched in side by side the coffin for the funeral service at the Westminster Abbey.
David Hoyle, the dean of Westminster, began the service offering prayers for her family and recognizing “her unswerving commitment to a high calling over so many years.”
Thousands of people flocked to the Abbey and streets along the 40km procession route from central London to Windsor, hoping to catch a glimpse of the Queen’s flag-draped coffin as it traveled by hearse to her final resting place in St. George’s Chapel, within the grounds of Windsor Castle.
Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin was lowered into the royal vault of St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
Poise and grace carried the day as thousands of people camped out to wave goodbye to the queen.
Bruno Ndonwie Funwie