• Coronation: Edo government declares Oct. 20 public holiday

    Coronation: Edo government declares Oct. 20 public holiday

    It was gathered that the Edo Government has declared Oct. 20 as public holiday in celebration of the coronation of the new Oba of Benin, Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa.

    Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, the Secretary to the State Government, said in a statement on Tuesday in Benin that the public holiday is in honour of Erediauwa, who will be crowned the 39th Oba of Benin.

    According to the statement, the public holiday would ensure a hitch-free coronation and give Edo people the opportunity […]