Oba Of Benin’s Aide Clarifies Kano Emir’s Son Attendance At Crossover Church Service

Oba Of Benin’s Aide Clarifies Kano Emir’s Son Attendance At Crossover Church Service

  • Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Chief Press Secretary to the Oba of Benin, said Prince Isah Ado-Bayero, who joined the Oba in the crossover service is not the son of the current Emir of Kano
  • Iguobaro said that Prince Isah is the son of the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero and not the current
  • He explained that Prince Isah was introduced in church as the son of Emir of Kano, without stating whether he is the son of the present or late Emir.

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Benin City, Edo state - Osaigbovo Iguobaro, the Chief Press Secretary to the Oba of Benin, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, has revealed the identity of Prince Isah Ado-Bayero, who attended the December 31 church crossover service with the Oba.

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Iguobaro clarified that Prince Isah is the son of the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, and not the current Emir, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero.

Oba Of Benin’s aide clarifies Kano emir’s son attendance at crossover church service
Oba Of Benin’s aide says Prince Isah is the son of late Emir of Kano Photo Credit: @HRH_Ujuaku
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He stated this while speaking to Daily Trust on Wednesday, January 3, 2024.

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Iguobaro clarified that Isah is actually the son of the late Emir.

“He was only introduced [at the church] as the son of Emir of Kano, without stating whether he is the son of the present or late Emir.”

Kano emir’s son joins Oba of Benin for crossover service

Legit.ng earlier reported that Prince Isah participated in crossover night church service into the year 2024 alongside the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewure II.

This unique event occurred at the Holy Aruosa Cathedral in Benin City, where the monarch previously marked the conclusion of the Gregorian Calendar year and held a traditional Igue festival thanksgiving service on Sunday, December 31, 2023.

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This marks the first time in history that an Oba of Benin has taken part in a church crossover service. The Edo language service, initiated by Oba Ewuare II as part of the concluding rituals of the annual Igue festival based on the Benin Calendar, took place at the Holy Aruosa Cathedral.

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