Oba of Benin’s Coronation Holds October 20

The coronation of the new Oba of Benin, His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Ehenede Erediauwa, Edaiken N’Uselu is to hold on October 20.

This was made known by the Chairman of the Coronation Planning Committee, HRH, Prof. Gregory Akenzua on Wednesday at the palace ground, Benin City. The date was changed as a result of the governorship election to take place on September 28, he said.

He added that the Ediaken N’ Uselu will leave Uselu to Eko- Ohae on 6th of October 2016.

Akenzua noted that burial ceremonies will not be allowed throughout the coronation period.

By Unuode Ejiro

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