“we thank the University of Aberdeen for this noble act of returning our bronze work.” His Royal Majesty, Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II,
The University of Aberdeen is to return a Benin bronze – a sculpture looted by British soldiers in Nigeria in one of the most notorious examples of the pillaging of cultural treasures associated with 19th century European colonial expansion.
On this day 13th of January 1915, Mary Slessor died.
“Biafra was small state which wanted to become independent. “