Elizabeth II mourns Desmond Tutu, says his great warmth, humour captivating

Queen Elizabeth, Desmond Tutu

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Elizabeth II mourns Desmond Tutu, says his great warmth, humour captivating

Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom has expressed sadness over the death of South African laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.

WuzupNigeria earlier reported that Desmond Tutu died in Cape Town at the age 90.

Reacting to the demise of the human rights activist, Queen Elizabeth II said;

"I am joined by the whole Royal Family in being deeply saddened by the news of the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a man who tirelessly championed human rights in South Africa and across the world. I remember with fondness my meetings with him and his great warmth and humour.

"Archbishop Tutu's loss will be felt by the people of South Africa, and by so many people in Great Britain, Northern Ireland and across the Commonwealth, where he was held in such high affection and esteem."

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