Colourful photos from the historic coronation of new Oba of Benin

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The coronation of the 39th Oba of Benin, Oba Eheneden Erediauwa is currently happening in Edo state.

The ceremony was honoured by dignitaries including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, royal fathers like Ooni of Ife, Emir of Kano, members of the diplomatic corps, Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, Governor of Edo state Adams Oshiomole and others.

See more photos after the cut

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