Coronation of Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as the 39th Oba of Benin kingdom is taking place at Urokpota Hall.
The new Oba of Benin whose name has not been unveiled has been presented with the Staff of Office by Governor Adams Oshiomhole.
Oshiomhole in his speech praised the late Oba Erediauwa for supporting his administration for the development of the state.
He said his successor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, would surpass any relationship he cultivated with the traditional institutions in the state.
Vice President Yemi Osibanjo is among the guests witnessing the great event in Benin City.