Preparatory To Enthronement as Benin Oba, Prince Erediauwa Wives Get Titles

The three wives of the Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom also known as Oloi N’Erie were Thursday, inducted into the royal court of the Kingdom, with the conferement of traditional titles on them.
Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, who is the Edaiken N’Uselu, and the next Oba of Benin.
The ceremony which took place amidst display of Benin rich culture and tradition, was part of the on-going 14 days Iyan-Ehien rites being performed by Prince Erediauwa at Uselu, his temporary abode before the coronation.
The first wife, Princess Iroghama, was named the Obazuaye N’Erie, the second wife, Princess Iyayiota, was named the Obazuwa N’Erie while the third wife, Princess Ikpakpa was named the Ohe N’Erie.
The Obadagbonyi of Benin Kingdom, Chief Osagie Utetenegiabe, announced the titles to the ecstatic crowd after a colourful cultural display.
Iyan-Ehien, the highest level of chieftaincy rites which served as gateway for high spiritual attainment, is supervised by the Ogbe palace chief, under the leadership of Ihama N’Ogbe.

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