Edo sports commission felicitates with Oba of Benin on birthday, anniversary
The Chairman and staff of the Edo State Sports Commission(ESSC) have extended their well wishes to the Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba Nedo, Uku Apkolokpolo, Ewuarwe II on his birthday and anniversary of ascension to the throne of the Benin Kingdom, which fall on Sunday, October 20, 2019.
Barrister Godwin Dudu-Orumen, Chairman of the Commission in a congratulatory message to the Benin monarch described him as the shinning light of the Benin Kingdom whose spiritual guidance and cultural strength is showing powerfully in holding the people together in the face of mounting cultural and spiritual challenges.
Dudu-Orumen said the Oba’s vast experience in the public sector most of which he spent serving his country in an Ambassadorial capacity, coupled with his stint at the United Nations, has more than equipped him with rich knowledge in governance, which he is deploying to guide his people in this modern era.
Oba Ewuare II is a man of many parts; he is an uncommon leader of men who combines in his personality, a rich blend of culture and tradition on the one hand, and modern social and political ethos on the other. The three years he has spent on the throne has brought peace and unity to the kingdom.