By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City
The people of the six local government areas that make up Edo north senatorial district will this weekend host the Oba of Benin, Omo Noba Nedo Ukuakpolokpolo Oba Ewuare 11.
The Oba will undertake a royal appreciation visit to the communities that make up the entire Afemai or Edo North senatorial district of the state.
A statement to this effect was issued on Wednesday from the Palace of the Chief Host for the visit and Otaru of Auchi, by Alhaji Usman Abudah the Artistic Director and Head of the Publicity committee for the visit.
According to him, the Oba’s visit which is a continuation of his visits to communities around the state is to appreciate the people for their solidarity and support during the burial of Oba Erediauwa and his own coronation.
The statement also added that traditional dance troupes and masquerades from communities in Etsako west, east and central, Owan east and west and Akoko-Edo, the six local government areas that make up the senatorial district are expected to grace the august occasion.