By Kingsley Abavo, Benin

Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Shaibu

The Benin Monarch, HRM Oba Ewuare II has congratulated Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shuaibu for their successful swearing-in on the 12 November, 2020, officially marking beginning of their second term in office.

The Monarch congratulatory message was contained in a press-release signed by the secretary, Benin Traditional Council, Frank Irabor, and made available to the media in Benin-City.

Wishing the duo well, he prayed God Almighty, and the royal ancestors to grant them the “wisdom, magnanimity, and tenacity of purpose to serve the people selflessly and consolidate on the good works thus done in our dear State.

“May your tenure be peaceful to everyone and be a shining beacon to successive administrations yet to come.”