Oba Of Benin Plans To Build Satellite Town In Benin With 24 Hours Light
As part of efforts to promote economic development in Edo State, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has proposed as satellite town to be established at Ugoneki, in the Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of state.
A former President of the United Nations Human Rights Council , Ambassador Martin Uhomoibhi , disclosed this at a press conference organised by the Oba Ewuare II Foundation and the Benin Traditional Council on the launch of the book, ‘The Benin Monarchy : An Anthology of Benin History’ in Benin.
Uhomoibhi said the proposed town, also known as Oba Ewuare II satellite town and located around the Benin Agbor expressway , would have an uninterrupted power and water supply.
He added that the village would be provided with 24 hours of security for its inhabitants, as part of the modern visions of the Benin monarch.