Oba of Benin makes historic visit to Abuja


His royal majesty, Omo n,’Oba N’Édo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare 11- Oba of Benin on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday. Photo: NAN

His Royal Majesty, Omo N, ‘Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare II- Oba of Benin, on Wednesday made an historic visit to Abuja after his coronation in October 2016.

The Oba who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about 5:05p.m., was received by some Benin traditional chiefs, prominent Benin indigenes and friends.

Chief Odigie Oyegun, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the Edo indigene at the Airport to receive the Monarch, said that the visit by the Oba was historic being his first after his coronation.

“The Oba’s visit is bringing peace, hope to the country and change in the nation.

“Everybody is here as you can see to give him a rosy welcome. It is an…

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