Buhari greets Itsekiri nation on Olu-designate

 President Muhammadu has felicitated the Itsekiri nation announcement of a new Olu of Warri, as pronounced the Iyatsere of Warri Kingdom.

The President, in a statement his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Tuesday also condoled with the people of Itsekiri nation passage of the -past Olu, His Royal Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, which had been formally announced.

prayed that the Olu-designate, Prince Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko, would have a peaceful reign, signposted massive development of Itsekiri land.

He stressed the need for love and reconciliation after a pulsating race for the throne, noting that ”peradventure any dissension exists such should be resolved through due process.”

The president further maintained that as the Itsekiri nation mourned their departed Olu for three months, he prayed godly comfort for them and a smooth ascendancy for the incoming traditional ruler.

The new Olu of Warri was born on April 4, 1984. (NAN)