Emotan Statue, Edo.

Ore Oghene Road, Opp. Oba Market, Benin City

Emotan Statue Description

History of Emotan Statue

Emotan Statue was built in May 20, 1954. It is notable as a testament to the life and deeds of the woman that was Emotan.

It was designed and built by John A. Danford.

The Emotan Statue is a monument built in honor of the kindness, love and bravery of the trader Emotan who once saved the life of the King of Benin Oba Ewuare.

Security/Safety of Emotan Statue

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Emotan Statue, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Camera or a good camera phone.

Things to do while at Emotan Statue

Get to try these activities at Emotan Statue:

  • Take pictures.
  • Learn about the history of Emotan.

Best Features

It is a celebration of love, kindness and bravery.

Most common visitors

Photographers, Tourists, and Curators can be found around here.

  • Emotan, a woman among women- Mr Ohigwere, a curator.



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Ore Oghene Road, Opp. Oba Market, Benin City

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