The Nigerian House of Representatives has announced the transition of the Olu of Warri Ogiame Ikenwoli, in a letter made available to journalists in Jos, Plateau state.
He expressed shock over the demise of the monarch by calling on the people to accept the death as an act of God .
The Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi read by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajiabiamila on the floor during plenary Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi was a man of peace who have cintri contributed to the development of the country through his experienced and wisdom in service to mankind.
The letter titled: ‘Notification of the demise of His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri Kingdom,’ reads: “His Majesty who ascended the throne of His Forefathers 12th December, 2015 had a short but remarkable reign which was dedicated to the peace and prosperity of the people of Warri Kingdom, Delta State and by extension Nigeria.
“His Majesty’s wise leadership, devotion and graciousness will forever be remembered by all”.
Chief Ereyitomi joined his colleagues in observing a minute silence in honour of the revered Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli.
Meanwhile plans are on for the transition programme of the 20th Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, Hon. Thomas Ereyitomi is in some strategic committees as well as committees in arrangement for the crowning of a new King in Warri Kingdom which will be the 21st Olu of Warri.
Rep Ereyitomi is poised to ensuring successful events achieved as Warri Kingdom embarks on the series of activities lineup.