- Oba Erediauwa is the 40th Oba of the Benin kingdom
- The Oba is seen as next only to the creator
Ed Keazor is an historian, writer and documentary film-maker, on the subject of African history. He is the author of the work '120 great Nigerians we never knew', and 'The Lagos-Hamburg line.'
(CNN)Thousands of colorfully dressed people marched through the ancient streets of the proud city of Benin.