Oba of Benin’s palace issues restriction order


The palace of the IBA of Benin, Equate II, on Thursday said movement around the precincts of the palace would be restricted between Sunday night and early hours of Monday.

In a statement by the Secretary of Benin Traditional Council, Mr. Frank Itabit, the palace said movement would be restricted between 11pm on Sunday night and 4am on Monday.

Affected areas are Adesogbe (Plymouth) Road, Airport Road, Ezoti and Alaka areas.

Irabor said the restriction was to enable the palace to carry out a traditional ceremony.

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