The Oba of Benin, the Edo State capital, Oba
Erediauwa, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan
to shun all distractions and remain focused with his
transformation agenda, endorsing him for a second
The Oba spoke on Friday through his special envoy
and the crown prince, Ambassador Eheneden
Erediuwa, at a closed door meeting with President
Goodluck Jonathan in the Presidential Villa.
The Oba stated that he had been following the
Jonathan administration with keen interest.
“I have been praying fervently that the president
would succeed and even surpass the expectations of
many bearing the distractions and disturbances in
some parts of the Country,” he said.
The Oba endorsed President Jonathan for a second
term and invited him over to Benin in the shortest
possible time for special blessings.
He called on the president to continue with his
President Jonathan’s transformation agenda is
centred on reforming the power sector, diversifying
the Nigerian economy, security of live and
property, job creation and inclusive growth.
The president has not declared his intention to
contest in the 2015 presidential election.
Oba Of Benin Endorses President Jonathan For Second Term