The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, congratulated Omo N 'Oba N' Udo Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba Benin and the royal palace of the Kingdom of Benin for the birth of a prince.
The governor, in a statement, welcomed the addition to Benin's royalty, noting that the Edo people are happy with the Oba and the palace.
He said: “It is with an enchanted heart that I congratulate His Royal Majesty, Omo N” Obdo N ’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba Benin and Royal Palace of the Kingdom of Benin for the new addition to Benin Royal family .
“His arrival expanded the splendor of the Royal Palace of the Kingdom of Benin, and we pray that the greatness of His Royal Majesty's Kingdom will continue to grow without limits in the fruitful years ahead.
"I extend the greetings of the government and people of the state of Edo to the Oba and pray for more blessings, long life and prosperity in the royal family."