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OBA OF BENIN HOSTS CHILDREN TO A PARTY

OBA OF BENIN HOSTS CHILDREN TO A PARTY

By: Desmond Agbama, CPS to Oba of Benin

 

 

His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ObaN’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin has organised a party for children to mark this year international children’s Day.

The event which took place at the Oba Palace attracted children from different schools in Benin City.

Oba Ewuare II admonished the children to always exhibit good behaviour and obey their parents and teachers, so that they could grow to become leaders of tomorrow.

The Benin Monarch said the party is in two folds, first to celebrate with children to mark this year International Children’s Day; secondly to mark the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for his second term in office, which comes up on Wednesday 29th May in Abuja.

The Omo N’Oba prayed for a successful inauguration and wished President Buhari wisdom and good health to pilot the affairs of the country for the next four years.

There were various dance categories which showcase children between 1 to 5 years, children between 6 to 10 years and children between 10 to 17 years. The teachers also took their turn to dance.

The Inneh Theatre Troupe International entertained the children and other guests while D.J Adviser provided music that got the children electrified on the dance floor.

The Iloi and members of the Benin Royal family as well as Chiefs and other Palace functionaries were in attendance.

Gifts were presented to all the children, while there were food and drinks to savour the moment.

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OBA OF BENIN TASKS MUSLIM ON PRAYER FOR PEACE

OBA OF BENIN TASKS MUSLIM ON PRAYER FOR PEACE

By: Desmond Agbama, CPS to Oba of Benin

 

 

Apparently concerned about the 2020 governorship election in Edo State, His Royal Majesty, OmoN’ObaN’EdoUkuAkpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin has task Muslims in the state to continue to pray for peace and progress of Edo State.

The Oba of Benin who received the Muslim faithfuls who paid him a Salah visit in the Palace said the prayers offered by the Palace contributed to the peace recorded during the 2019 general elections.

Oba Ewuare II expressed worries over the activities of herdsmen in the state and charged Muslims faithfuls to intensify prayer so that those behind the evil acts and senseless killings are exposed and brought to book.

The Benin Monarch emphasised that no meaningful development can thrive in the atmosphere of insecurity and rancour and called for collective effort to ensure that Edo State is safe for all to live in.

While wishing the Chief Imam and the entire Muslims in the state a happy Salah celebration, the OmoN’Oba charged them to pray to Allah to grant the nation’s leaders wisdom and good health to lead the nation and the people on the path of peace, unity, progress and development.

The Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque Abdul Fatah IkponmwosaEnabulele said it is customary for Muslims to pay Salah visit to OmoN’Oba to offer prayers for peace and progress of Benin Kingdom.

The Chief Imam said since Oba Ewuare II ascended the throne there has been peace and progress in the Kingdom and pray that Allah should grant the Oba long life and good health so that His Royal Majesty would do more for his people.

Enabulele said the Muslims in the state have enjoyed very robust relationship with the Palace, hence they will remain grateful to the Oba of Benin for been father of all.

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SPECIAL THANKS GIVING BY HIS ROYAL MAJESTY EWUARE II , OBA OF BENIN AT HOLY ARUOSA CATHEDRAL ( EDO NATIONAL CHURCH ) AKPAKPAVA ROAD BENIN CITY AS PART OF ACTIVITIES TO CLIMAX THE 2018 UGIE FESTIVAL , 30TH DECEMBER 2018

ICT Unit Oba PalaceSPECIAL THANKS GIVING BY HIS ROYAL MAJESTY EWUARE II , OBA OF BENIN AT HOLY ARUOSA CATHEDRAL ( EDO NATIONAL CHURCH ) AKPAKPAVA ROAD BENIN CITY AS PART OF ACTIVITIES TO CLIMAX THE 2018 UGIE FESTIVAL , 30TH DECEMBER 2018
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