BENIN CITY- THE President of the Pan-African Movement, under the aegis of the ‘Neo Black Movement of Africa’ (NBM), Benin Zone, Comrade Bishop Uwadiae, has felicitated with the Benin Monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II on the occasion of his 6th coronation anniversary.

Comrade Bishop, also rejoices with the monarch on the occasion which coincided with the birthday anniversary of the Oba.

Recall that the Oba who ascended the throne on October 20, 2016, same date with his birthday is the 40th Oba of the Benin Kingdom.

He described the first class monarch as a symbol of peace and development, adding that the monarch’s reign has ushered in unprecedented strides in Edo and humanity at large.

He said: “It is with great joy and delight that we, members of the NBM, Benin Zone congratulate His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II and the people of the Great Benin Kingdom on the monarch’s epoch-making 6th year coronation anniversary.

“The coronation anniversary is also happening on the same day the iconic Oba who was recently bestowed with the prestigious National Award of Commander of Federal Republic (CFR) by President Muhammadu Buhari was also born.

“This remarkable double-barrel events is indeed an auspicious and timely blessing to humanity as we continue to celebrate His Majesty’s reign with all the remarkable achievements since his ascension to the ancient throne of his forefathers.

“May God bless and keep safe, His Royal Majesty and grant him good health, happiness, more wisdom and long life, Oba Gha To okpere, Isee!!!,” he stated

The President extolled the pragmatic efforts and innate diplomatic acumen of the Oba in the preservation and development of African culture and tradition, saying that the Benin Kingdom has experienced tremendous transformation that has returned the kingdom to its place of pride as the cultural and traditional hub of the black race.

While wishing the Benin Monarch many more years and anniversaries on the throne, the Benin Zonal president of the group also extended good wishes to chiefs and people of the state on the special occasion.