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Better days ahead, Oba of Benin assures Nigerians



Better days ahead, Oba of Benin assures Nigerians
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The Benin Monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, has assured Nigerians in general that all hope is not lost, adding that there are better days ahead.

The Monarch gave the assurance while delivering a goodwill message at this year’s Universal Week of Prayers, organised by Benin City Christian Community, with the theme: “God is our refuge and strength.

The Oba said: “We should not be afraid. All is well. Better days are ahead. May God almighty continually protect all of you.”

Oba Ewuare II took one of the readings from the Bible, reading from Psalms 23 verse 1, he said: “The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want.”

His Royal Majesty used the occasion to thank his prayer partners and subjects for their relentless support since he ascended the throne of his forebears, adding: “God’s time is the best.”

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Delivering his sermon in Edo language, the Chairman of Benin City Christian Community, Apostle Godspower Ogbonmwan, lamented the rising social vices in the world.

He advised Christians to keep the commandment of God for them to enjoy his benefits not to be tormented by plagues.

The Cleric who was supported by Reverend Sunday Osadolor, drew inspiration from Psalms 46 verses 1-11.

He paid glowing tribute to the Benin Monarch for his interest in religious activities and devotion to the annual prayer weekly prayer session.


The spiritual exercise, which was moderated by Reverend Olu Aibinuomo and Elder Agharese Odubor, also featured singing of hymns, praise and worship by the sonorous voices of Christ Apostolic Church of God Mission choir.

Those present at the event include members of the Royal family, Benin Chiefs, Palace functionaries and others.