BREAKING: Battle-line Drawn as Delta State Govt Disowns Olu of Warri Designate. See Details

BREAKING: Battle-line Drawn as Delta State Govt Disowns New Olu of Warri.

Despite the current intrigues surrounding Prince Tsola Emiko’s appointment as Olu-designate, the Delta State declared on Tuesday that it had not been told of the death of His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the 20th .

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The Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration had remained quiet on the developments concerning Ogiame Ikenwoli’s death, who died in December 2020, according to reports and subsequent appointment of a successor.

The fact that President Muhammadu Buhari had already congratulated the new Olu-designate despite the controversy surrounding his election, Governor Okowa had remained silent on the matter.

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Mr Charles Aniagwu, the State Commissioner for Information, said on Tuesday after the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Okowa in Asaba that the was unaware of Ikenwoli’s passage and appointment of a successor.

Anaigwu also said that he was unaware of the Itsekiriland scandals surrounding the royal father’s passing.

“Each group in Delta State has developed rules/traditions and ruling houses; Itsekiri will not be different,” the commissioner told journalists.

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“The Delta State Government has not been told of the death of the . We are unaware that has passed away.

“To us, there’s no controversy because we were not informed. The issue of the Olu of Warri is the same thing to all the communities.

“When a king dies, the community will write to the government, and the government will do everything possible to ensure a smooth transition.

“It isn’t entirely a matter of the son taking over when the father dies.”



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