Thursday, January 31, 2008

Oba of Benin suspends Gabriel Igbinedion

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE "THE Benin Traditional Council (BTC) has suspended the Esama of Benin and father of the immediate past governor of Edo State, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, from the council. The Esama, who is the fifth to the Oba of Benin in the hierarchy of the kingdom’s Eghaevbo N’ogbe palace chiefs has also been stripped of all the privileges attached to the title indefinitely."