Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has commended the Oba of Benin for his apolitical stance during the Edo State Governorship election.
The PDP National Campaign Council for Edo state governorship election has commended the Oba of Benin, for his fatherly intervention to ensure a peaceful and credible governorship election in Edo state.
His Majesty, Oba Ewuare II of Benin Kingdom has called on political actors in Edo State to eschew violence and embrace peace and tolerance ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state.
“I am here to strengthen the friendly relationship and close affinity of our people. History has it that some of the tribes here trace their ancestry to Benin. This includes the Ikwerres , the people of Ahoada and Omoku”, Oba Ewuare II said.