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Looted artefacts from Benin Kingdom ‘Okpa,’ ‘Ilahor’ Returned From UK

By Mitchelle Uzorka, 06:55am

The Bronze cockerel known as ‘Okpa’ and the Oba head bronze known as ‘Ilahor’ have been returned to the palace of the Oba in Benin City, Edo State capital.

Accompanied by the Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Sarafa Tunji Ishola and other officials from the UK, The artefacts were returned in a ceremony held on Saturday February 19th 2022 at the Oba Palace.

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