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Emerhor Mourns Olu Of Warri, Hails Abiloye Emiko’s Choice As Olu Designate

Posted: Sep 24, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Victor Otuya


The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Candidate in the 2015 general elections in Delta State,

Olorogun Otega Emerhor has mourned the shocking news of the demise of the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II.

Emerhor, who is also the Vice Chairman, Standard Alliance in a condolence message signed by his Director, Media & Political Communication, Dr Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, stated that the late Atuwatse was a forthright first class monarch who ruled his people and the entire Iwereland with the fear of God and divine wisdom.

Emerhor recalled his brief but exciting interaction with the late monarch, when he visited his royal palace during consultations prelude to the April 11 elections, describing it as one of the most inspiring moments of his life.

His words: “The Delta APC family is pained by the exit of our dear first class monarch, Ogiame Atuwatse lI, Olu of Warri.

The royal father was indeed a role model and a wise ruler who without fear or favour ruled his people with great wisdom and high sense of humour.

Ogiame’s contribution to the development of the Iwere land, in Delta State, and the nation will forever remains etched in gold prints, saying that Delta APC expresses our it’s heartfelt condolences to the good people of Itsekiri nation over the passage of their royal father, who attracted substantial development, peace, greater love and unity during his enviable reign.”

Emerhor also applauded the confirmation of Abiloye Emiko as Olu Designate, pointing out that with the choice and subsequent coronation of the new Monarch, Itsekiri nation will experience accelerated development, as well as occupy greater positions of prominence in Nigeria and all over the world.

According to him, Emiko is a sound and worthy personality whom the ancestors of Itsekiri nation approved to occupy the royal throne at this age and time.

Therefore, APC family in Delta State congratulates all sons and daughters of the great Iwere land worldwide over the unique choice of Emiko, which would certainly facilitate greater peace, progress and prosperity to Itsekiri nation, the statement added.