The Oba of Benin has held a peace meeting with the Oshiomhole,Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu.

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The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has held a peace talk with the leadership of both the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the State ahead of the September 19 poll.

Speaking at his palace on Wednesday,the monarch begged both parties to stop heating up the polity, adding that they must put the interest of the state first.

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He also asked leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to emulate ex-President Goodluck Jonathan who congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari after losing the 2015 polls.

The revered traditional ruler expressed his displeasure on how the state has been projected in the news for the wrong reasons.

Oba Ewuare admonished the political actors to avoid heating up the polity, adding that they must put the interest of the state first.

The custodian of the Benin culture is shocked that the relationship between Oshiomhole and Obaseki, which was very close and thought to bring peace and tranquillity and progress to the state, has turned sour bringing bad image to the state.

Pastor Ize-iyamu on his part of assured the Oba to make peace rain.