Stolen artifacts by British invaders returned to Benin

OBA-ARTEFACTS-300x168The Palace of the Benin Monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa was a beehive of activities Friday following the return of some stolen artifacts from the Palace by British invaders in 1897.

Wellington Akodeja reports that Doctor Andrian Mark Walker, great-grand-son of Captain Philip Walker, who took part in the 1897 Benin Massacre returned the bronze, popularly known as Ahianwen-Oro and presented it to the Oba of Benin in company of other foreign nationals.


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Edition 65June 2014

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