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Impressive! See Tree Carving Of Oba Of Benin By Auchi Poly Student (Pictures)

Posted by George on Wed 07th Feb, 2018 - tori.ng

Being a sculptor is not a popular job in Nigeria as many young school leavers opt for the scarce white collar jobs in the country.

 
Ibukun Emmanuel posing with his work
 
A talented Nigerian man named Ibukun Emmanuel has carved a beautiful image of the present Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N, ‘Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare II in a tree.
 
The pictures have gone viral on social media with viewers applauding the technical skills of the young sculptor. The big tree is currently located in Benin, Edo State - South south part of Nigeria and efforts are being made to call the attention of the great traditional ruler to Emmanuel's craft.
 
The Oba is a paramount traditional ruler in the South-south. On Wednesday, the 23rd of October, 2016, he made a historic visit to Abuja after his coronation in October 2016.
 
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