Sept 6, 2015 – Olu Of Warri Dies Of Stroke In Lagos 2 Weeks After Delta Governor’s Visit, Palace Sources Keep Mum
Stroke Kills Olu Of Warri 2 Weeks After Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Visited Him
Although palace sources Chiefs have refused to confirm nor deny the sudden death of the paramount ruler of Warri Kingdom, NaijaGists.com has been hinted by a close family source that the monarch has died.
What Killed Olu Of Warri?
HRM Ogiame Atuwase II, the Olu of Warri Kingdom passed on to glory on Thursday the 3rd of September 2015 at an undisclosed hospital in Lagos where he was rushed to when his condition became critical days after Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa paid him a visit. He reportedly battle stroke for close to 6 months before his death.
Just as it happened when Ife Monarch Oba Sijuwade died, no true Itsekiri son would announce Olu Warri’s death until the required traditional duty is performed.
The deceased was the only son of his father, Olu Erejuwa II.
The trained lawyer took over his father’s throne on the 2nd of May 1987.
May his soul rest in peace.