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Esan Not An Ethnic Group But Benin(Edo)

The orthographic composition of Esan dialect are or were taken from the Benin(Edo) alphabets and double consonants a b d e ẹ f g gb gh h i k kh kp l m mw n o ọ p r rh rr s t u v vb w y z [as published by Ministry of Education, Benin; entitled Report of the Seminar on Edo Orthography 1974] except few of its double consonant, like bh and mh. Many words in Esan grammar are same with Benin.

Edo Group Hail Oba Akiolu’s Comment On Benin/Yourba Relationship.

A Social Cultural Group, based in Benin, the  Pan Edo Forum, EPF, yesterday hailed the courage of Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu for stating that “Lagos was founded by Benin Prince, Prince Ado in 1300.