Edo Govt Approves Appointment of New Oba of Benin

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Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City
The Edo State Government on Tuesday approved the appointment of Edaiken N’Uselu, Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as the Oba of Benin, with effect from April 29, 2016.

In a letter dated May 24, 2016, signed by the Secretary to State Government (SSG),Prof Julius Omozuanvbo Ihonvbere, titled: ‘Appointment of Edaiken N’Uselu, Crown, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, as the Oba of Benin’ the government said:  “It has hereby notified for general information that in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 19 (1) of the Traditional Rulers and Chiefs Law, 1979  (as amended) and by virtue of all other laws enabling it in that behalf, the Executive Council of the state government has approved the appointment of Edaiken N’Uselu, Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, as the Oba of Benin, with effect from  April 29, 2016.”