Igue Festival: Obaseki congratulates Benin Monarch

…prays for Edo’s progress

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 this year’s Igue Festival.

In a statement, Obaseki said: “On behalf of the Government of Edo State, I congratulate the Omo N’ Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, all Benin people and our friends on the annual Igue Festival celebration.

“We pray that the new year brings more blessings and a stronger bond between the Royal House and the Government of Edo State to deepen on our programmes and policies in transforming the lives of our people across all sectors of the state.

The governor wished the Benin Monarch “a glorious celebration, excellent health and the divine wisdom to continue to lead us, his people to greatness.”

The celebration started on Thursday, December 12th and will be concluded on Tuesday, December 31.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.

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