Dogara Mourns Oba Erediauwa
Dogara mourns Oba ErediauwaThe Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has condoled with the people of the ancient Bini Kingdom over the transition of the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Erediauwa I.
In a statement signed by his spokesman Turaki Hassan, the Speaker noted that the late Oba’s legacy of peace will continue to make impact in the Edo nation and the entire country for generations to come.
“The Edo nation will always remember the late revered monarch as a royal father who loved peace and mediated disputes with fairness. Nigeria has indeed lost a dependable royalty and jewel of peace”, the speaker lamented.
Oba Erediauwa was a peace maker who devoted his life and time in preaching peace and building bridges of love and friendship
The Bini kingdom during his 37 year reign witnessed unprecedented progress, peace and stability and by his demise the nation has lost a rare gem, a father and leader per excellence.
The Honorable Speaker extended special condolences to the government and people of Edo state and the entire Benin kingdom for this monumental loss and prayed that God grant his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.