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Benin City Now Looks Like A Foreign Country, See Photos

ChukwuOlisa 06/26/2020

Benin city, the capital of Edo State is a city on the rise. The city is an ancient place with huge cultural heritage and historical events. Benin city was part of old Western region of Nigeria, till Mid-Western region was created in September, 1963 after serious struggle to have a separate region of their own by the people of region. Benin emerged as the capital of Mid-Western region, even when the name was changed to Bendel, the ancient city still retain her status as the capital. Till August ,1991 when General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida's military regime divided Bendel State into two states of Edo and Delta States. Benin city became the capital of Edo State while Asaba emerged as capital of Delta State.

The capital city suffered setbacks in infrastructural development, till the immediate past Governor of Edo State, Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole came on board and rolled out his developmental plans for the state and Immediately swung into action to give Benin city a facelift and Edo State at large. Though, the incumbent Governor is trying but not like the immediate past Governor. Benin has taken a new shape and now boast of solid infrastructural developments, like many daul carriageways with street and traffic lights, instructions of higher learning, shopping malls, relaxation facilities, hotels, hospitals, modern open markets and many more.

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PaulIzehiIbhakewanlan · 06/26/2020
Mr poster, where is that water fountain in Benin? because the one at Ring road is no longer functioning
Dawn--Don · 06/26/2020
what I could see on the graphics photos revealed the handiwork of comrade A.A oshomhole..Truth is very bitter..let's talk of the man who chased away flood on the major Benin roads..That is why I said black people are too wicked..They see red and call it white
+234-817870**** · 06/26/2020
These are what Comrade Adams Oshiomhole did, why are they been showcased as if they were done by Obaseki
GUEST_glvjX3agd · 06/26/2020
Most of these pics are the dividend of Adams Aliu's government

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