Oba Of Benin Places Libya Returnees On Monthly Salary


The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II has announced a three-month stipend of N4.6m to 78 Libya returnees in the state. Ewuare II explained that the beneficiaries would be placed on a monthly allowance of N20,000 each.

He advised the returnees to embrace agriculture and other legal businesses in order to become successful in the country.The Oba frowned on the attitude of some parents toward illegal migration through the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara desert.

He, however, maintained that the palace would employ all traditional means to eradicate the menace.