By Simeon OSAJIE
A frontline Edo 2024 Governorship Aspirant on the platform of Labour Party (LP), and Founder, Okoukoni Cares Foundation, Mr. Martins Okoukoni has eulogized His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the great of Oba of Benin Kingdom on the occasion of his 7th Coronation Anniversary, and royal birthday.
On a statement personally signed by Mr. Martins Okoukoni and made available to newsmen early this morning, he rejoices with the monarch on the special event he said, coincided with the royal birth of king.
The statement read: “On behalf of my family and the good people Edo State, I, Mr. Martins Okoukoni heartily congratulates His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin Kingdom, on the occasion of his 7th Coronation Anniversary, and royal birthday.
“Ogidigan, indeed your seventh year on the throne of your great ancestors, is the perfect occasion to eulogize you for the Renaissance you have inspired of all that made Edos a proud race in times past. We are happy that you have again put the Benins in the front row of cultural recognition for which we envied and respected. You have in this short period shown the potential of a legendary king.
“Umogun, your ascension to the royal stool of your forebears these past seven years has ushered in a new era of peace and progressive developments to the Benin Kingdom in particular and Edo State at large.
“While wishing the Benin Monarch many more years and anniversaries on the throne, I also extended good wishes to chiefs and people of the state on the special occasion.
“I also prayed that the many more years that God would grant the Oba to sit on the exalted throne would usher in unmatched advancement and development to the people.
“Congratulations! Long may you reign, Oba gha to kpere, Isee!!!”