The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolopolo, Ewuare II, has condemned the rash of malicious attacks on the intergrity of President Muhammadu Buhari and other eminent persons by one Eranomigho Edegbe.
The Oba, in a press release on Monday, signed by the Secretary, Benin Traditional Council, Frank Irabor, said the relationship between the Palace and the President was unparalleled.
The Oba said that Comrade Adams Oshiomhole had always respected not just the traditional institutions in Edo State, but also the Palace of the Oba of Benin.
The Oba also described business mogul, Captain Hosa Okunbo as an illustrious son of the Palace of the Oba of Benin, pointing out that “there can be nothing but goodwill and positive prayers for him.”
The Oba stated that the utterances and behavior of Eranomigho and his cohorts showed that they were not happy with the cordial relationship between the Oba of Benin and the Presidency.
Below is the full text of the press release: