Benin monarch, Ewuare II, has announced the arrival of a bouncing baby boy into His Royal home.
This was made known to newsmen in a Press briefing at his palace through his Chief, Sam Igbe, the Iyase of Benin Kingdom.
The monarch, while thanking God and the ancestors for the new born baby, said mother and baby are alive, hale and healthy.
“By the grace of the almighty God and the benevolence of our ancestors, the Benin Traditional Council on behalf of His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin and the Royal Palace of Benin Kingdom, joyfully wish to announce that Her Royal Highness, Queen Iyayota of Benin Kingdom has been delivered of a bouncing baby boy.
“The infant Prince and his mother are in execellent health and good spirits”, the monarch said.
His Royal Majesty prayed for his new born child to grow in good health and should also be blessed greatly.
“It is our prayers that the Prince will grow in good health, excellency and grace and that he shall be blessed immeasurably by the Almighty God and, the great Royal Ancestors with the wisdom, kindness and generosity, knowledge and courage of his illustrious father, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II”, he prayed.
He congratulated the Queen, Her Royal Highness, Queen Iyayota for her safe delivery and prayed that this happy ocassion should birth more blessings for her, the palace and for the entire Benin Kingdom.