Oba of Benin Disassociate self From Planned Protest in Benin City.
……….The Monarch has asked that all planned protests and demonstrations by certain persons be halt.
The Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba of Benin, Ewuare II has warned that the Oba Palace does not need any gathering or protest now
Consequently, the Palace has asked that all planned protests and demonstrations by certain persons be halt
Nobody or group of persons should gather in Benin or anywhere around the Oba Palace on Sept. 5th, 2022, the Omo N’Oba has warned
Below is a 3rd Sept. PRESS RELEASE by the Omo N’Oba’s Press Secretary Osaigbovo Iguobaro to the effect
Oba gha t’kpere, ise
The attention of the Benin Traditional Council has been drawn to a planned solidarity gathering by the Coalition of Social cultural Organisations over the arrest and detention of the Secretary, Benin Traditional Council , Frank Irabor and some chiefs in Benin Kingdom.
While the Palace appreciates their concern, let it be known that, the Palace of the Oba of Benin does not want such gathering at this time and consequently directs that the organisers of the gathering halt the exercise immediately.
The issue in question that led to their arrest is being resolved.
In this regard, nobody or group of persons should gather in the Oba of Benin Palace or anywhere in Benin Kingdom on Monday 5th September, 2022.
This announcement is important for all those concerned to comply please.
Oba ghato Kpere, ISE!
Chief Press Secretary
Oba Palace, Benin City.
3rd September, 2022.