The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has warned Nigerian youths, specifically yahoo boys stealing pants for money rituals to such act or face the consequences. The king gave the warning on Sunday during a thanksgiving service at the Holy Aruosa Cathedral in Benin to round off the 2018 annual Igue Festival Celebrations. He said youths who believe that they could become wealthy by killing people or stealing female underwear for ritual, would definitely face the consequence.
The king added that the behavior was abominable and alien to Benin customs and tradition. He further interceded for Nigeria and her leaders and urged politicians and youths to desist from acts that could disrupt free, fair and credible elections in 2019.
The Oba also warned politicians to abstain from violence and other acts inimical to the electoral process. He was accompanied by his wives to the church service which was conducted in Edo language.