Jubilation as Oba of Benin’s fifth wife delivers quadruplets

The good people of Benin kingdom are in jubilation as Princess (Oloi) Esosa, the wife of the Oba, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Ewuare II, gave birth to quadruplets.

Esosa, who is the traditional ruler’s fifth and youngest wife gave birth to quadruplets; three boys and a girl, the Oba revealed.

The monarch made the announcement public on Friday when he received the leadership of Immaculate Conception College (ICC) old students.

The Ewuare II thanked God and his ancestors for the blessing.

Ohen-Osa Igbinoghodua Edebiri, the Priest of Holy Aruosa Church offered prayers for the babies.

In May 2020, the 40th Oba of Benin welcomed his first child after ascending the throne. The Prince was delivered by Princess (Oloi) Iyayota.

The birth of the quadruplets is being celebrated at the palace and the people of Benin kingdom home and abroad.