Delta Monarchs Sue for Peace Over Olu of Warri Kingship Tussle

The Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers has called on all parties involved in  the Olu of Warri Kingship tussle to maintain  peace and harmony while lasting solution  was  been sought to resolve the lingering impasse.

They said   recourse to self help will bring the reverend ancient  throne   to disrepute.

This formed part of the nine point communiqué issued and  read by the Chairman of the council , His Majesty , Obi Dr. E. O Efeizomor 11, JP, OON , Obi of Owa Kingdom, at the end  of the monarchs monthly meeting which held in Asaba , the capital of Delta State .

The Monarchs  received a position paper from the embattled Ologbotsere , the  traditional prime minister  of Warri Kingdom , Chief Ayiri  Emami during the meeting , warned that the warring parties should shield their swords and return to a round table in order to find  amicable solution to the crisis rocking the throne.

The council  said “ the council appeals  to all stakeholders in the Warri Kingship dispute  to please respect  the sanity of peace  and dignity of the  kingdom  as we pray for peace to return  to that great kingdom”.

The monarchs also used the forum to deplore the worsening insecurity in the country and called  for more hands to be on deck to arrest the situation.

The council notes with interest the increase in political activities in  the state ahead of 2023 and urged all political gladiators to join hand with the Governor Okowa’s administration to enable it finish strong in the area of democratic deliverables.

The council commends  the Delta State House of Assembly  on their efforts in ensuring the open grazing bill , which is in the public hearing stage is successfully passed into law to check the spate of herders /farmers clash in the state.

The monarchs note with emphasis the various conference of the southern  governors held in Asaba and Lagos respectively in which ban on open grazing including other essential issues were deliberated.

The council used the forum to congratulate the new Delta State Chief Judge  and president  of the customary court of Appeal  as well as the newly sworn –in state commissioners  and wish them well  in their various assignments in the state .

The kings also congratulated the vice-chairman of the council , His Majesty General  Felix Mujakpuero  (rtd) CFR, the Orodje of Okpe and  His Majesty , Prof. Chike Edozien , the Asagba of Asaba  over their appointment as chancellor  of Nigerian Army  University, Biu, Borno State and Federal University  of Gusau, Zamfara state respectively.

The meeting was attended  by about sixty traditional rulers including  Second Vice Chairman ,  His Majesty Pere Stanley  P.  Luke Kalanama V111, Pere of Akugbene-Mein.


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