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BREAKING: Olu Of Warri Is Dead

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The Olu of Warri, Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko is dead.

According to Ohibaba.com, he died yesterday.

However, palace sources denied the news, but said that the traditional ruler is sick.

Recall that the monarch celebrated his 5th coronation anniversary less than a week ago.

Our source said at the ceremony, the traditional ruler was lively and showed no signs of illness.

Meanwhile, recent updates show that the late monarch was said to have met with the late Major General John Irefin, who died earlier this month from COVID-19 complications.

Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko born 19 March 1955 to Olu Erejuwa II and Olori Eyinagboluwade Emiko was the 20th Olu of Warri.

He succeeded his younger brother Olu Atuwatse II who died in March 2015.

Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko was crowned Ogiame Ikenwoli on the 12th of December 2015 at Ode-Itsekiri, the ancestral home of the Itsekiri people in a ceremony which was witnessed by many dignitaries in Nigeria.

According to reports, official announcement of his death is expected to be made soon by the Ologbosere of Warri, Chief Emami Ayiri, who, as the traditional Prime Minister of the town, is empowered to break the news of the monarch’s death

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