Emir of Kano pays royal visit to Oba of Benin

Benin ------------- The Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness, Ado Bayero, is to pay a royal visit to the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, in his palace in Benin City from Saturday, May 29, to 31, 2021.  


This is contained in statement signed by Acting Chief Press Secretary to the Oba, Mr Ogiemwanre Victor on Wednesday, in Benin City.


Ado Bayero is expected to be received by palace chiefs on arrival at the Benin Airport on Saturday and thereafter proceed to the palace of Oba of Benin for the traditional exchange of royal pleasantries and cultural display.


“On Sunday May 30, 2021, the Emir of Kano will be hosted to a grand civic reception at Oba Akenzua Cultural Complex from 4:00 p.m. where different cultural troupes and staged drama tittled Idia N’ Iye Esigie (The King’s mother) will entertain the Emir and his esteemed entourage. 


“The general public is by this notice invited to attend. All quests are expected to be seated on or before 4:00 p.m.


“The royal visit will end on Monday May 31, 2021 with a visit to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, at the Government House.”


Victor, however, warned that all COVID – 19 protocols will be observed accordingly.”