Benin Chiefs in Front of Urhokpota Hall


This file appears in: Ring Road, Benin City, Nigeria
Benin Chiefs in Front of Urhokpota Hall
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Urhokpota Hall was less than a decade old when this photo was published. Because Oba Ovoranmwen was in exile, the chiefs ruled on matters of traditional law, with Urhokpota serving as their center of official activity.


This file appears in: Ring Road, Benin City, Nigeria