During his reign as monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II welcomed quadruplets from his fifth wife, Princess (Oloi) Esosa Ewuare II into his family.
After inheriting the throne from her Royal Highness Princess (Oloi) Iyayota Ewuare II as the 40th Oba of Benin in May 2020, he welcomed his first infant Prince.
His announcement was made at 4:57 p.m. at his palace in Benin City, amid a storm of celebration among guests.
There are three males and a female among the babies who are yet to be named.
He asked God for wisdom and guidance for the newborn from Ohen-Osa Igbinoghodua Edebiri, the presiding priest of the oldest West African Church, Holy Aruosa Church.
An executive delegation from Immaculate Conception College, Benin City, the alma-mater of the monarch, attended the ceremony.
The youngest wife of the traditional ruler, Princess Aisosa Ewuare II, is Princess (Oloi) Aisosa Ewuare II.