Concise News Correspondents
Finally, the Oba of Benin was crowned and handed the staff of office in a grand ceremony held in Benin city today, Thursday.
Several dignitaries including Nigeria’s Vice President, Osinbanjo, Gov. Adams Oshiomole, Ooni of Ife, and the Emir of Kano attended the colorful coronation ceremony of Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as the 39th Oba of Benin Kingdom.
Nigerians business mogul, Aliko Dangote, was also in attendance.
Below are some of the pictures Concise News brings to you from the well-attended coronation ceremony:
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The Benin Monarch was born in 1953, educated in Nigeria and also UK. He holds a B.A in Economics and Sociology which he received from the University of Wales. He is also a member of the Nigerian Institute of International affairs.