The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare the Second has enjoined Chairman and members of the State Task Force on the Enforcement of Private Property Law to be diligent and upright in the discharge of their duties.
Oba Ewuare the Second gave the advice when the chairman of the Task Force and former Inspector- General of Police, Doctor Solomon Arase led other members of the Committee on a courtesy visit to the Benin Monarch in his palace.
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Omo N’ Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare the Second, appreciated Doctor Solomon Arase and members of the Task Force for their decision to serve , which he said was borne out of respect and love for their people. The Oba of Benin urged them to do everything possible to bring back the lost glory of Benin Kingdom and Edo State.
His Royal Majesty said though the task before members of the task force is herculean one, the palace will continue to pray for them to be able to surmount any temptation or challenges.
The Benin Monarch used the opportunity to thank Governor Godwin Obaseki for inaugurating the task force which will get rid of the bad things perpetrated by CDA members.
The Chairman of the task force and retired Inspector General of Police, Doctor Solomon Arase said they were in the palace to seek royal blessings and inform the Benin Monarch about their operations.
Doctor Arase said nobody irrespective of status in the society would be allowed to violate the law, pointing out that they would adopt community partnership strategy in dealing with the situation.
Doctor Arase told the Royal Father that law enforcement agents and the judiciary have vital role to play, assuring that the law would be enforced to the letter.