AKENZUA II, (Oba) Omon’oba n’edo Uku Akpolokpolo

Born 1899

Benin City




Uku Akpolokpolo
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse has nine wives
State of Origin: Edo
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A

He had more than 80 children and grandchildren

Profession Fmr Oba of Benin;
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

transport clerk, Benin Native Authority, 1921-24;confidential secretary to his father, the Oba of Benin, 1924; installed Oba of Benin, April 5, 1933; nominated member, Western House of Assembly, 1947; later member, Legislative Council of Nigeria; member, Western Nigeria House of Chiefs, 1951; Cabinet Minister without portfolio, 1955-62; president, Mid-Western House of Chiefs, 1963-66; chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1966-72;

Benin Government School and later King's College, Lagos

foreign honour of Champion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG);

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