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Oba of Benin indisposed, says palace


obaofbeninThe Benin traditional council has explained the monarch’s inability to officially attend to his guests and public engagements in recent times, saying His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Erediauwa is indisposed.

A statement by the Secretary to the Benin Traditional Council (BTC), Frank Irabor, yesterday in Benin said the monarch’s absence from”public engagements including courtesy visits, hearing of complaints from individuals, families and communities, and in particular, complaints over inheritance and land disputes, are therefore suspended until further notice.

“All palace chiefs and functionaries are to note that their routine traditional duties continue as usual,” the statement said.

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  • Joseph

    I smell a rat….we are waiting

  • sasga

    We wish him quick recovery.