Akenzua abstention to the throne followed the defeat and dethroned of Oba Ozuereo his younger brother; widely viewed as the beginning of the second Obaship periods.
Historical record says he was one of the richest monarchs who reign in Benin kingdom. He was nicknamed Akenzua Nisonorho (Akenzua the rainy sky).
He was the father of Ogie of Avbiama and Obi of Isele-Uku.
During his reign, Benin Kingdom witness a period of peace and prosperity.