PRESIDENT BUHARI GREETS ITSEKIRI NATION ON OLU-DESIGNATE, MOURNS DEPARTED MONARCH
President Muhammadu Buhari has send sincere greetings to the Itsekiri nation on the announcement of a new Olu of Warri, as pronounced by the Iyatsere of Warri Kingdom, Chief Johnson Amatserunleghe.
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 during the Itsekiri National Assembly held recently at Ode- Itsekiri in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.
President Buhari in his message, prayed that the Olu-designate, Prince Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko, will have a peaceful reign, signposted by massive development of Itsekiri land.
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.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
April 6, 2021