Amadin Omoluru

Amadin, hails from Urhonigbe Town in Orhionmwon Local government area of Edo State, Nigeria, who have spent time in the Oba’ Palace for years now and most especially during the annual Igue festival. His love and passion for Benin history, culture and monarchical kingship as Benin ethnic identity is unequal. His quest to know more about the rituals and rites of passage, involving important shrines, deities, and pilgrimage routes where the heroic deeds of monarchical ancestors are re-enacted and their powers incorporated into the ethnic ethos led to this book ‘The Great Benin Kingdom; Making and Coronation of the Oba, Special focus on Oba Erediauwa’.