Oba Ewuare II of Benin Kingdom in Edo has advised Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti to avoid conflict by all means and embrace peace in the interest of his state and Nigeria.
Oba Ewuare II, while receiving Governor Fayose in his palace on Thursday in Benin, gave the advice adding that no meaningful development could take place in an environment of bitterness..
The Oba said that all hands should be on deck to ensure that the current economic situation in the country was addressed and everybody eschewed violence.
While assuring Fayose of his support, the monarch said that he would soon embark on a nationwide post-coronation tour to strengthen relationships and ensure peace among the various ethnics and different cultural groups.
Governor Fayose, then told Oba Ewuare II that he was at the palace to pay homage and seek the monarch’s royal blessings.
Fayose said that he was overwhelmed by the achievements of the monarch within a few months in office.
He said that Oba Ewuare II had restored sanity to Benin Kingdom and the state in general.