The new Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare, has ascended the throne following his coronation today.
He has chosen the name Oba Ewuare Ogidigan II, meaning ‘the trouble
has ceased’. Following his ascension to the throne, he will now be
referred to as Omo N’Oba Ukakpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II.
Several dignitaries including Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo attended the coronation.
Oba gha to’ kpere! Ise!!