Olu of Warri alive, ill, says palace director


HRM Ogiame Ikenwoli.

His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri is alive but indisposed, according to the Director, palace administration, Chief Clement Maleghemi.

Maleghemi in a statement which was not dated said that the monarch has not joined his ancestors but that he took ill and was being attended to by a team of medical officers.

The statement which ws released yesterday afternoon has put to rest speculations that the royal father had joined his ancestors.

The statement reads: “ The attention of the palace of His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri has been drawn to news /social media publications announcing the sudden demise of His Majesty.

“We wish to notify the general public that His majesty is indisposed and currently receiving medical attention by a team of qualified medical specialists.

“Any further information on the subject would be made known to the general public by the Office of the Traditional Prime Minister of Warri Kingdom, Chief Ayirimi Emami, the Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom.”

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