The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Ewuare II on Thursday described Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as a “dear son of the soil”.
The Oba made the statement when he received the Vice President at his palace in Benin City, Edo state.
Speaking at the palace, the Oba of Benin explained that he was supposed to be at a meeting in Abuja but he had to shelve it to receive the Vice President.
His Royal Father also lauded the credentials of the Vice President, stressing that, some aspirants are shivering already.
“Because of your credentials, humility, calmness, there’s no gain saying that your contestants are shivering where they are.”
Adding that, “We don’t have to over flog your credentials, they speak for themselves. I always admire you greatly.”
The Oba of Benin then went on describe Prof. Osinbajo as son of the soil. “I was supposed to be in Abuja today for a meeting but I had to put it on hold to receive our dear son of the soil, Yemi Osinbajo.”