I Will Place Curses On Anyone Insulting Buhari, Oshiomhole – Oba of Benin Threatens
1 year ago Femi Olasunkanmi 0
His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare 11 the Oba of Benin, has threatened to place curses on those using his name to hurl insults on President Muhammadu Buhari and the former governor of Edo state, Comrades Adams Oshiomhole and claiming to have his authority to do so.
Angered by a recent video trending on social media anchored by one Eranomigho Edegbe, hurling insults on Mr President and the former governor, the monarch warned that if the accuse and his cohorts refuse to repent from acts tarnish the image of the respected traditional institute the Oba may be forced to invoke ancestral curse on them.
A statement signed by the secretary of the Benin Traditional Council, Frank Irabor, said the Oba strongly condemned the malicious video describing the those behind the video as disgruntled elements who are not happy with the cordial relationship between the Palace of the Oba and the Presidency.
Part of the statement reads: “We wish to state unequivocally that our love for Mr President is unparalleled as the relationship shared date back to the days of His Royal Majesty, Oba Erediauwa (of blessed memory), the immediate past Oba of Benin.
This relationship was further strengthened when Mr President headed the Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF).