Edo Names Eheneden Erediauwa As New Oba of Benin

imageThe Edo State government has approved the appointment of His Royal Highness Edaiken N’Uselu, Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as the Oba of Benin with effect from April 29, 2016.
A letter dated May 24, 2016 signed by the Secretary to State Government, Prof Julius Omozuanvbo Ihonvbere, announced the appointment which it said was in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 19 (1) of the Traditional Rulers and Chiefs Law, 1979 (as amended) and by virtue of all other laws enabling the executive council of the Edo State government. The appointment followed the death of the former Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa, at the age of 92.

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