Oba of Benin Oba Ewuare II

Oba of Benin congratulates Tinubu, says victory is for all Nigerians

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has felicitated the President-elect, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his emergence as the winner of the February 25 presidential polls.

The first class traditional monarch described Tinubu’s emergence as president as well-deserved.

Her said, “On behalf of myself, the Royal Court of Benin, members of the Royal family and, Benin Traditional Council, I  happily congratulate you on a well deserved election as the President-elect of this our great country Nigeria.

“Your victory is victory for all Nigerians with hopes and aspirations for a better Nigeria. Given your antecedents inter alia as one of the foremost nationalist and successes recorded as Governor of Lagos State, I am confident that you will excel in the discharge of your onerous mandate that has now been democratically placed on your shoulders by the people of Nigeria.

“Going by your acceptance speech you have already indicated that you are ready to be a unifier. We join other well-wishers and Nigerians to thank God for a peaceful hitch-free election and wish you a successful tenure.”

The Informant247 earlier reported that the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja 11 felicitated the President-elect, Senator Bola Tinubu on his success in the just concluded presidential election held on February 25, 2023.

The first class traditional monarch encouraged the newly elected Nigerian leader to start work his official inauguration.

The famous king through the palace’s spokesperson, Otunba Moses Olafare, described Tinubu as a “man of destiny, a game changer and a progressive workaholic” who does not only merit the victory but also has proven capacity to lead Nigeria to an enviable position in the comity of nations.

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