Photos from the burial rites for the late Oba of Benin

A cross session of the chiefs performing the traditional rites as part of activities marking the burial ceremony of Omo N’oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Erediawa Oba of Benin with a procession from Ediaken Palace to Oba Palace in Benin. Photo: Barnabas Uzosike.

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A cross session of the chiefs performing the traditional rites as part of activities marking the burial ceremony of Omo N’oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Erediawa Oba of Benin with a procession from Ediaken Palace to Oba Palace in Benin. Photo: Barnabas Uzosike.

 

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  1. I hope innocent lives hasn’t been sacrificed for this purpose n for installing new king??? We know this is the common practice in Africa, especially here in Nigeria!!!! We should not be deceived that African tradition is innocent of this allegations. God Almighty help us all.

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