Buhari Condoles With Itsekiris On Olu Of Warri’s Demise, Congratulates Successor

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Updated April 6, 2021
A file photo of President Muhammadu Buhari.
A file photo of President Muhammadu Buhari.


President Muhammadu Buhari sends sincere greetings to the Itsekiri nation on the announcement of a new Olu of Warri, as pronounced by the Iyatsere of Warri Kingdom.

The President also condoles with the Itsekiris on the passage of the immediate past Olu, His Royal Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, which was equally formally announced.

Prince Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko (Centre) has been announced as the next Olu of Warri.

President Buhari prays that the Olu-designate, Prince Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko, will have a peaceful reign, signposted by the massive development of Itsekiri land.

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He counsels love and reconciliation after a pulsating race for the throne, noting that peradventure any dissension exists, such should be resolved through due process.

As the Itsekiri nation mourns their departed Olu for three months, President Buhari prays godly comfort for them and a smooth ascendancy for the incoming monarch.