By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin
The Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II has raised concern over the alleged involvement of youths in money ritual.
He raised the alarm during a thanksgiving service to his ancestors at Holy Aruosa Cathedral, the Benin national church in Benin to round off the 2018 annual Igue festival celebrations on Sunday.
Oba Ewuare II, said youths who cling to the illusion that they can become wealthy by stealing female underwear for ritual purposes, adding that behaviour was abominable and alien to Benin customs and tradition.
The monarch interceded for Nigeria and her leaders and urged politicians and youths to shun acts that can undermine a free, fair and credible elections in 2019.
He announced N2 million cash donation welfare fund to assist the children of indigent worshipers of Holy Aruosa Cathedral and the development of the church which was built in 15th century.