After ten days of pump and pageantry in the ancient city of Benin, a new Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 2 was on Thursday installed. The newly crowned Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 2 who was installed the 40th Oba of Benin on his 63rd birthday also observed a minute silence in honour of his late parents.
The new Oba also gave a post humours title of Iyoba on his late mother. With the title of Oba Ewuare Ogidigan 2(the trouble has cease) the Oba will be known as Omo N’oba Ukuakpolokpolo Oba Ewuare 2.
Among dignitaries who graced the occasion included the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Adams Oshiomhole the chief host, the Oni of Ife and the Emir of Kano.]]>