OBASEKI FAMILY OF BENIN
Obaseki’s are spread across the globe and connected to the one great patriarch
Chief Agho Obaseki
The Obaseki family of Benin is one of the largest families in the Benin Kingdom. This great lineage has produced prominent men and women residing in every corner of the world. Chief Agho Obaseki was the Iyase of Benin from 1914-1920 under Oba Eweka II, the 37th Oba of Benin kingdom. As descendants of this great man, we are honored to bear this great name.
Obaseki resides in almost all the continents of world, found in Africa, Europe, United States, and strives hard to stay connected. The Obaseki youth are committed to this ideology of one great family. Our connection, deeply rooted and long history of brotherly love will keep us together as we continue to make our impact in this world.
TRIBUTE TO THE OHE OF BENIN KINGDOM: CHIEF OSAYUKIDOLASON JACKSON-OBASEKI
Uncle Oyuki was born on the seventh day in the seventh month into the Obaseki (seven letters) family.
He came as a luminous Star and radiated far and wide, in an illustrious, accomplished and impactful life.
His retreat was slow; the eventual exit, thunderous in a painful confirmation of the end of a great man, a good man, the moving train.
Chief had a rare attribute: highly sociable and able to win very deep trust and confidence of those he came across; he cared intensely and often got it reciprocated by those he touched. Continue Reading