Oba of Benin places Libya returnees on monthly salaries

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Libya returnees from Edo State may be in for a better time as the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, offered to give them salaries for three months and empowered them, courtesy of his foundation, Oba Ewuare Foundation.

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Oba Ewuare, who has been riled by the huge involvement of people of the state in human trafficking and placed curse on the promoters including herbalists, made this offer when he hosted the returnees in his palace on Thursday.

A statement released by Oba Ewuare’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Desmond Agbama, which made this known, said the monarch at the occasion promised his guests three month salaries and provision of   necessary tools/facilities for those, who had gone through the various skills acquisition programmes.

The statement said Oba Ewuare was critical of Nigerian youth saying they were enarmoured of foreign lands and were of the view that that the grass was greener outside the country, adding that the quick money syndrome was their bane.

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