|Governor Oshiomhole pays respect to Benin Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa|
Erediauwa is expected to go through some traditional rites before he assumed the traditional stool of Edaiken of Uselu.
|The Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, HRH Prince Eheneden Erediauwa treks from the Oba Palace to his Palace in Uselu as part of ceremonies to officially install him as Edaiken N’Uselu|
|Benin women singing praise of Crown prince|
The move was to assist Officials of the Federal Road Safety commission (FRSC) and traffic policemen with useful tips to ease human and vehicular movements of persons.
The event witnessed women groups adorned in Benin traditional attire, drummers, entertainers, youths, visitors, and palace chiefs.
Some commuters and lovers of Benin tradition also struggled to catch a glimpse of the event.
Politicians and top government officials, led by Gov. Adams Oshiomhole, defied the scorching sun to await the arrival of Erediauwa.
|Traditionalists streaming to the Uselu|
Erediauwa, clad in white and red traditional regalia with a pair of dark glasses, immediately after his arrival, had a brief consultation with the palace chiefs.
This was followed by the performance of traditional rites at the palace.
|Benin Chiefs bare chested|
This is a precursor to assuming the title of the Oba of Benin.
The heir-apparent to the Benin throne, was on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, formally initiated into the Royal Palace Chamber of Iwebo in conformity with the Bini custom
Some traditionalists at the Oba Palace at the ceremonies to officially install the Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, HRH Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as Edaiken N’Uselu, on Saturday. Edo Govt House Photo.
Credit: The News