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UPDATE: Olu Of Warri Revalidates And Confirms 7 More Traditional Chiefs



UPDATE - Olu Of Warri Revalidates And Confirms 7 More Traditional Chiefs

Following the continued dissolution and restructuring of the council of chiefs, the Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III, on Saturday, confirmed seven more traditional chiefs in Iwereland because the chieftaincy revalidation train enters its second day.


The train was sequel to an earlier public discover by the monarch asserting the dissolution of the standard council of chiefs and different committees within the kingdom.



The re-validation of the standard titles came about at Ode-Itsekiri (Massive Warri), the cradle of the Itsekiris in Warri South Native Authorities Space of Delta State.


Amongst these whose conventional titles had been revalidated at Saturday’s ceremony included Chief Isaac Jemide (Otsodin), Chief Sunday Rone (Obazuaye), Chief (Sir) P. D. Yalaju (Kenekuniraro) and Chief Francis Omatseye (Edigbe).


Others had been Chief Oma Eyewuoma (Aboludero), Chief (Dr.) Mark Erumi (Chaplin) and Chief Richmond McGray (Oritseboluwo).


Out of the 11 titles listed for reaffirmation on Saturday for the second batch, solely seven had been current and had their chieftaincy titles revalidated.


Among the many 4 chiefs, who weren’t on floor, had been the Ologbotsere, Ayirimi Emami, whose suspension has remained controversial, and Home of Representatives member, Chief Thomas Ereyitomi, who is claimed to be out of city in the mean time.


The seven chiefs, whose titles had been revalidated according to the Itsekiri customized and custom, nevertheless, reaffirmed their ethical and monetary helps for the socio-economic agenda of His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III to rework Warri kingdom.


One of many fortunate chiefs, Chief Richmond McGray, who’s the Oritseboluwo of Warri Kingdom, underlined the importance of the ritual train.


“It affords the king to know his inherited chiefs and familiarise himself with them in actualizing his progressive agenda,” the United Kingdom-based industrialist mentioned.


Chief McGray enjoined well-meaning Itsekiris, house and overseas, to accomplice His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III by means of the institution of cottage industries to arrest unemployment and empower Itsekiri youths and ladies.


The chieftaincy revalidation/affirmation train, which has been scheduled in batches and began on September 2 to finish September 9, continues on Monday with the third batch. A complete of 85 conventional chiefs, home-based and overseas, had been anticipated to endure the ritual and fun-filled revalidation ceremony.


In the meantime, Governor of Ekiti State and chairman of Nigerian Governors’ Discussion board, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Saturday, praised the Olu of Warri for reinventing Nigeria within the eyes of world together with his soul-searching and galvanizing speech shortly after his coronation.


Fayemi, who paid a courtesy go to to the Olu in his palace in Warri, Delta State, additional mentioned the ascension of His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III to the throne was an indication of potentialities for the nation.

“We all know that it’s a signal of what’s forward of us, an indication of the chances in our nation. “It’s a signal that regardless of the challenges are – that we could also be going by means of the valleys, hills, the meandering traces – what is evident is that this nation is on the trail to optimistic growth,” the governor predicted.


Starting his comment, Dr Fayemi mentioned: “It’s my pleasure and delight to be right here earlier than you. On behalf of the Nigerian Governors, the 35 of us, aside from myself right here, you could have acquired during the last two weeks, some particular person visits from a few of our members notably the governor of Kebbi, Delta have been right here for the thanksgiving.


“Everywhere in the world, now we have been enthused, honoured as a folks. You’ve gotten invented Nigeria within the eyes of the world. For these of us who’re Omoluabi from the roots, we thank God to your coronation. It was most organised. Your ascension to the throne isn’t just a sign of a optimistic growth to occur within the kingdom, it’s a optimistic sign that one of the best is but to come back in our nation.”