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Death of 'King Pele': President Biya's condolence message to President Lula da Silva

Updated: Jan 4

Following the passing of Pele, President Paul Biya conveyed a message of sympathy to his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

King Pele, a legendary player in Brazilian soccer, passed away from colon cancer on December 29 in Sao Paulo at the age of 82. While a 24-hour vigil marked the start of the ceremonial funeral on Monday in Santos, Paul Biya extended a letter of sympathy to his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who will take office on January 1, 2023.

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