The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the Benin Monarch, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, on the celebration of Igue Festival.
In a statement, Obaseki said: “On behalf of the Government of Edo State, I felicitate with the Omo N’ Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, all Edo people and our friends within and outside the state on the annual Igue Festival celebration.
“It is our prayer that the New Year brings more blessings, prosperity and development to the Kingdom and the state. As a government, we will continue to promote programmes, polices and reforms to engender progress in our state.”
The governor wished the Benin Monarch “a glorious celebration, excellent health and the divine wisdom to continue to lead our people to greatness.”