The Benin Traditional Council says it has not rescinded its decision halting burial ceremonies in the kingdom.
In a statement dated, October 26, 2016, written by the council secretary, Frank Irabor it said the prohibition of funeral activities is still in place as coronation activities for the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II will end on December 31st, 2016 with the Ekasa Dance unless changed by the Oba.
See statement below:
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