Cease establishing unapproved shrines, Oba Of Benin warns
The Benin Conventional Council has suggested residents towards establishing illegal designs as shrine or ogua-edion (elders’ porches) with out the endorsement of the council.
As indicated by the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewaure II, establishing constructions with out endorsement was an insult on the council.
The ruler, who talked by way of his consultant, Osaigbovo Iguobaro, particularly cautioned In the past Okhiaro and Isibor camps in Evbuotubu city in Egor LGA to cease from ridiculing the chamber’s orders.
What’s Oba of Benin speaking about
“Historically, authorisation of constructing a shrine in a village should come from the Oba of Benin who’s the custodian of Benin customs and traditions.
“Shrines constructed with out the Oba of Benin’s approval can be deemed as being in “non-conformity with Benin customs and traditions, in addition to an affront on the palace.”
He additional mentioned such designs wouldn’t be permitted to behave as hindrance on the sacredness of Benin traditions.