BREAKING NEWS: Oba of Benin is dead
Reports from the South-south part of Nigeria, Edo state reveal the number one monarch in the Edo kingdom has passed away.
The Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba Erediauwa Akpolokpolo I, is dead according to TheNation.
His death was announced few minutes ago by the Iyase of Benin Kingdom, Chief Sam Igbe.
The late monarch has been battling an unknown illness since last year.
The details are still sketchy but we will keep our readers abreast with new developments.