BENIN: Coronation of a new King begins

The Benin Traditional Council has begun the coronation of His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Ehenede Erediauwa, Edaiken N’Uselu as the new Oba of Benin.

On October 8, 2016, the Edaiken N’Uselu finally depart from Uselu to Eko-Ohae, trekking to cover a journey of about 10km .

His Royal Highness will normally perform some important ceremonies connected with the coronation everyday for seven to ten days prior to the day of his final departure from Uselu.

The general public has been informed that from the day the Edaiken N’Uselu leaves Uselu for Eko-Ohae, the use of coral beads by those who are normally entitled, will be restored and the current use of “Omo N’Orhue” (white beads) will be discontinued. Furthermore, burial ceremonies are prohibited throughout the period of the coronation process.

Long Live The King
Oba Gha To Kpere !!