CLARIFICATION on the visit of Oba of Benin to Ife which our Yoruba brothers misconstrued as a supremacy visit.
Ooni of Ife is a priest in charge of Oduduwa’s shrine not a king.
Ooni of Ife was selected and chosen to become Ooni of Ife whose father is still alive, he was elected to that position by mortals.
Oba of benin isn’t an elected king, he was born an Oba. Every first born son of Oba of benin is a king. Oduduwa isn’t our progenitor but was our son Prince Ekaladerhan, Yoruba call him God, we Edos call him Our son, Our prince not as a God. Edos didn’t come from the Yorubas.
Our king Omo n’oba n’edo uku akpolo kpolo Oba Ewuare ll went to Ife for a thank you visit tour for his post coronation visits, he didn’t went there to pay homage to Ooni of Ife, and Ooni of Ife can’t accept an homage from Oba of Benin as it is a taboo for a king to bow to a priest put in charge of the shrines of the king’s Ancestors, We only recognise one king in the entire yoruba race, and that is the Alaffin of Oyo who happens to be the second son of Oranmiyan ( Oba Adollorre) and king of Oyo empire. Ooni is a priest not a King.
Aisagbon rioba oderhimwin na ke rioere!.. Oba of benin didn’t became king on this earth he became king before he will be born to this earth. The Ogiso of Igodomigodo, first Son and Heir of Oranmiyan’s Properties, Oba of Great Benin Empire will soon visit:
Oba of lagos
Obi of Onitsha
Olu of Warri
Obi of Owa
Obong of Calabar
Ezes of Ekpeye kingdoms and other Kingdoms that traced their Origin to Great Benin.
Oba gha tor kpere ise!!!.
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MEMORABLE QUOTATIONS BY GREAT BENIN ORIGINS
13TH DECEMBER 2018
“Let’s connect yesterday with today to create a tomorrow that we can live in” – Nosa Idehen
“The invaluable essentialities of our almost extinct heritage past ought to be revived with sensibly logical modern practices of the present to actually revolutionize our damp conscience from the parasitic manipulation of colonial tutelage. Our people need the decolonization of our minds, let’s pave a way for our people in the new dawn of progressivism and advancement. Let’s feed the future from the good measures of the past; an epoch of grandeur when our terrain was reknowned for its immense influencing power.” – Victor Osazuwa
“No one needs to be exposed nor do we need to provide an alternative. What we need to do is rediscover who our ancestors were and who we are. We need to strengthen our sense of identity and build a community who works together as opposed to against one another.” – Jessicca Schweizer
“True advancement will only be realised when greed amongst leaders is eradicated and the word I becomes WE. ” – Derby Ohonbamu
“Not until we believe in ourselves that we can do it, then we will still remain here” Lucky Aghahowa
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Editor in chief GBO worldwide
3rd of December, 2018
1.WHAT IS THE MAIN VISION OF GBO?[CULTURAL REVIVAL, HUMAN AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT] Unite all Idu ancestries in Diaspora to create chat rooms, socio medias for conversations, discussions, ideals and sharing of concerns on issues that affect Edoid cultural and socio-economic well being as well as taking actions collectively to effect a change where and when neccessary. Work for the restoration and protection of the Great Benin core values, traditions and culture for socio peace and harmony.
2. HOW DOES GBO PLAN TO IMPACT THE BENIN LIVES IN DIASPORA AND BACK HOME?
(a) DIASPORA: Assist in cultural orientation of diaspora children and community. Organise GBO diaspora children/youth picnics in various countries. This picnic is to enable diasporan youths and children to know their Edo family members, learn and practise Edo language, tradition and culture, same time assist one another in areas of necessities.GBO hope to building the Great benin communities around Europe and other continents for one brotherly love and sharing.
(b) HOME: Assist in schools cultural orientations, health campaigns, competitions, colaborate with other agencies to help Benin youths to proper mental and physical developments. Give socio assistance to less privilledges if possible and participate in cultural festivals in the state to promote the organisation and the Benin heritage.
3. DO WE HAVE A PLAN OF ACTION TO ACTUALIZE GBO VISIONS?
Plan Of Action To Actualize Gbo Vision Are:
1. A website to inform and publish gbo activities,
2. Whatsapp groups to share concerns and ideals
3. Online form and a 20e/25$/N8000 fee for registered member’s GBO membership IDcard
4. Yearly dues of members 100e/120$/ N5000 (only for those subscribers living in Nigeria)
5. Special donations when necessary for some administrative expenses, legal services, registrations, promotions and other extra ordinary expenses.
6. GBO yearly worldwide conference held from country to country in Europe
7. Plan of land acquizition and the building of GBO secretariat for both administrative and cultural purpose
8. Publications of articles, organisational events and activities
9. Featuring at Edo fest, Edo state polythechnic Usen, Uniben, Holy Aruosa Cathedral and Igue festival
10. Standard screening procedure of members into GBO executive council
11. GBO worldwide conference to be held in Rome Italy scheduled for august 2019.
4. WHAT LESSONS HAS GBO LEARNED FROM OTHER SIMILAR GROUPS?
i. Too much personal interest over organisational interest
ii. Lack of self responsibility
iii. Less documentation and poor data keeping of members and organisational profile
iv. Unnecessary fight for positions and power among members and executives
v. Lack of standard organisational profile and expertize
5. HOW DOES GBO PLAN TO DIFFERENTIATE ITSELF FROM OTHER GROUPS WITH SIMILAR IDEALS AND VISIONS?
1) Proper Accountability
2) Positions of merit with constitutional review
3) Self responsibility
4) Security of datas and legal guide
5) Expert mode of operation
6) Parliamentary democracy of authority – the EC as the highest authority – a body of thoughts and reasons to draw a comparative and efficient decision.
Secretary of GBO
EDO, YORUBA-IFE SUPREMACY ISSUES
Very often life is not about what we used to be but what we are right now and what we are likely to be in the future. Roman Empire once ruled the world, taken over by the Great Britain and now, America is the big thing in world supremacy; may be the Great Benin Kingdom if we all rise up to do the needed things to be done today, rather than self complacency of our great time in history. Time is well over due to lay the unnecessary imbroglios about the supremacy between Edo people and Yorubas/Ife kingdom to rest.
These kinds of debate are wasteful and unproductive to the Yorubas and Edo families at home and abroad. Instead, let us compete for supremacy in peaceful co-existence, traditional values, socio-cultural development, course syllabus on how to avoid greed, Guosa zonal unified lingua-franca development https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apEbZ3Vnaeg&t=179s and above all, science and technological advancement to challenge the world powers like South Korea, the United States of Americas, Europe etc.
Let us debate on how the Esan Igbabonelinmin acrobatic show can be showcased in an international olympic festival, how Igun-eronmwon in Benin can fashioned out high-tech world appliances, let us compete for clean money powers, not bribery, corruption and loothing public funds, let discuss how to help and finance our talents and inventions, let us display how Nigerians can obey the laws of the federation etc. and lots more are what is called “universal supremacy”.
Prof. Alex G. Igbineweka,
Guosa language Evolutionist, Creator
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