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General News of Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Source: MyNigeria

Obaseki congratulates Oba of Benin on baby's arrival

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has congratulated the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, over the arrival of his newborn baby.

The Oba of Benin who welcomed the baby with his second wife Princess Iyayota (Obazuwa Nerie) announced the arrival through a press briefing at his palace in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

Congratulating the monarch, Obaseki stated that the baby's arrival "has expanded the splendour of the royal palace of the Benin Kingdom".

He said, “It is with a delighted heart that I congratulate His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, and the Royal Palace of the Benin Kingdom on the new addition to the Benin Royal family.

“His arrival has expanded the splendour of the royal palace of the Benin Kingdom, and we pray that the greatness of the kingdom of his royal majesty would continue to grow without bounds in the fruitful years ahead.”

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