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Photos: Prince Eheneden Erediauwa crowned as the New Oba of Benin + See his Gorgeous Wives

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History was made, yesterday, in Benin Kingdom, as the 40th Oba in the Oranmiyan dynasty was crowned. He is Oba Ewuare II.

The announcement was made by the Oliha of Benin Kingdom, Chief Edionwe Oliha. The event was attended by prominent Nigerians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, who was represented by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, traditional rulers, governors, National and state Assembly members, ministers and ambassadors, members of the diplomatic corps and more.

Governor Adams Oshiomhole led his colleagues such as Ibrahim Dankwambo (Gombe), Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo), Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere and that of Edo State, Dr Pius Odubu.

Some traditional rulers at the ceremony include Alhaji Saad Abubakar III, Sultan of Sokoto; Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Emir of Kano; Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II; Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe; Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli Emiko; Orodje of Okpe, Otaru of Auchi, Alaafin of Oyo, Obong of Calabar, King Jaja of Opobo, Etsu Nupe and Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, among others.

See photos below.

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Alhaji Sa,adu Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto and the Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion

Alhaji Sa,adu Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto and the Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion

Capt. Hosa Okunbo

Capt. Hosa Okunbo

Emir of Kano and Ooni of Ife at the coronation of His Royal Majesty, Omo n'Oba n'Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, on Thursday

Emir of Kano and Ooni of Ife at the coronation of His Royal Majesty, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, on Thursday

His Royal Majesty, Ovie of Ughelli

His Royal Majesty, Ovie of Ughelli

Oba Obateru Akinruntan, the Olugbo of Ugboland

Oba Obateru Akinruntan, the Olugbo of Ugboland

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Meet the beautiful wives!

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Photo Credit: Vanguard News

5 Comments

  1. Frank teacher

    October 22, 2016 at 10:01 am

    Err,
    Inherited wives or…
    I’m very interested in this Benin culture , sombori put me through

    • Benin girl by proxy

      October 23, 2016 at 3:24 am

      No they are not inheritated wives. The culture is very rich, with the throne over 800 recorded years of kingship. It was a great ceremony. Worth experiencing

  2. ATL's finest

    October 22, 2016 at 4:22 pm

    Whaoo.. No be small thing! These wives r beautiful & also of course all these cultures mehn esp Benin Culture it is very rich & interesting. Esama is getting older 🙁 Does anyone know how old he turned last month?? Yes, I remember that station of his (ITV) always make noise when his B.day is fast approaching 🙂

  3. mulikat

    October 22, 2016 at 7:09 pm

    Esama turn 81 ys old.

  4. deel

    October 25, 2016 at 9:21 am

    , all i see is jazz, ancestral and generational jazz…. please what does the sword signify????…

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