Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu has felicitated with His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II (CFR), the Oba of Benin Kingdom over the seven years ascension on the throne and his birthday anniversaries.
In his congratulatory message personally signed by the Deputy Governor, he stated: “I am profoundly delighted to celebrate our highly revered monarch, my father, on this auspicious occasion of your birthday and 7th coronation anniversary.”
“Your ascension to the ancient throne of your forebears as ordained by the Divine Creator has ushered in a new era of peace, cultural renaissance and progressive development to the Great Benin Kingdom and Edo State at large”.
“Your majesty, the royal candour and charismatic fatherly disposition you have manifested and exhibited since your enthronement has deepened the game and honour the Benin Kingdom is renowned for over the ages”.
“Umogun, it is heartwarming to join the Benin Royal Family and well-meaning Edo sons and daughters, and indeed Nigerians both at home and in the diaspora to rejoice with you on these momentous double celebrations”.
“May Almighty God and our ancestors continue to grant you many more happy birthdays and peaceful reigns on the throne in good health, sound mind, longevity and prosperity”.
“Our great king, my father, permit me to renew the assurance of my absolute loyalty to the ancient Benin throne, now and always”.
“Oba Gha To ‘Kpere, Ise!!!”