Gbese Mantse signs Queen Elizabeth Book of condolence

As the world continues to mourn the demise of the Royal Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, the office of the GbeseMantse has expressed its condolence to the people of Britain.

According to the GbeseMantse and Adonten of the Ga State, NiiAyi-Bonte II, the late Queen Elizabeth II would be remembered for her contributions to the deepening of the relationship between Ghana and Britain.

This was contained in a letter issued and signed by the GbeseMantse and Adonten of the Ga State, NiiAyi-Bonte II addressed to the British High Commission in Accra.

“We wish to express our Royal deepest Condolence to the Royal Family, NaaOkaitsoNrami I, GbeseNoyaaManye, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, the Head of Commonwealth in Ghana, Harriet Thompson and finally the entire British Commission in Ghana”, the letter read.

It described the late Queen’s rule as one filed with peace and harmony, and her personality as a charitable philanthropist and magnificent whose reign of majestic dexterity brought the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth together.

It hailed the Queen’s love for all, especially, to the Gbese Kingdom in Accra, Ghana while asserting that her visit to Ghana in 1961 and 1999 would continue to linger in the minds of all.

“We will miss you as we recall the great visit to Ghana in 1961 and most of all the second visit in 1999 were very great moments for the people of Ghana and especially the people of Gbese,” the letter read.

“Joy filled our hearts on Her Royal Majesty 96th birthday celebration at the residence of the British High Commission in Accra on 26th April this year where we presented a Royal birthday parcel to Her Royal Majesty. Little did we know that was a royal farewell presentation to her, such a sorrowful nostalgic moment it makes us feel now”, the letter added.

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch passed on last week Thursday at the age of 96. Her death was confirmed in a statement issued by Buckingham Palace on that day and is expected to be buried next week Monday.


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