EBOJELE AKHERE PATRICK Benin
The Benin Traditional Council, yesterday announced that His Royal Highness, Crown Prince (Amb.) Eheneden Erediauwa, Edaiken N’Uselu has successfully performed all the required traditional rites including Emwinekhuan (the Royal funeral rites).
The Iyase of Benin, Chief Sam Igbe announcing this at the Oba Palace in Benin, explained that the conclusion of the rites ‘complete all the requirement’ by the Crown Prince ‘to ascend to the throne of the Oba of Benin’.
Consequently, the Benin Traditional Council further announced that ‘as part of preparation for the coronation of His Highness, three committees have been inaugurated’.
They include Coronation Planning Committee which has Prof. Gregory Akenzua as chairman, Finance Committee with Dr. Greg. Ero, as chairman and Government Committee which has Chief Oseni Elamah, as chairman.
According to the Iyase, the coronation programme will be announced shortly.