Friday, 3 June 2016


Oba of Benin Burial,Benin people warned not to cook with fire on Sunday June 5th

The oba of benin burial rites is under way as citizens are warned not to cook with fire
Oba of Benin burial rites is about to take off.As part of activities for the continuation of the 15 days funeral rites of late Benin Monarch, Oba Erediauwa, residents in Benin kingdom have been told not to cook with fire on Sunday, 5th June. It is the day of Igberimwin in the
royal funeral rites programme.

A press statement signed by Secretary to the Benin Traditional Council, Mr. Frank Irabor said the cooking without fire was in accordance with Benin customs and tradition. The statement said all Benins as well as non-indigenes in the kingdom were expected to observe the Igberimwin rites.


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