The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, on Saturday, said his prayers sustained governor Godwin Obaseki for four years as governor of the state. He stated this in Benin when governor Obaseki led some governors, senators and other top-ranking official of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) to his palace on a courtesy call, Daily Trust report.
He said: “I remembered when I visited governor Obaseki in his office, he asked me to pray for him to be able to complete his tenure in office. “And I did and today, he has not been impeached despite the ups and downs and I thank my God and my ancestors for answering my prayers.”
According to him, plans were on top gear to call the Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs to pray for a peaceful election in the state.
“God and his ancestors have been answering my prayers whenever I prayed and the forthcoming governorship election will not be an exception, ” said the Benin monarch
Oba Ewuare II said the Palace was always non-partisan, but prayed for the person who has the intention of providing good leadership for the people of the state and create employment.
“So that the people will be able to put foods on their tables.”
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Edo 2020: Okowa, Tambuwal, Wike, others visit Oba of Benin as Obaseki/Shaibu flag-off campaign Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, his counterparts in Sokoto and Rivers States, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and Nyesom Wike led other guests on a courtesy visit to the Palace of Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolopolo, Oba Ewuare II, ahead of the flag-off of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s campaign for re-election in the September 19, 2020 Governorship poll in Edo State.