Obasanjo Advises New Olu of Warri, Asks Him To Be Closer to God

Obasanjo Advises New Olu of Warri, Asks Him To Be Closer to God

  • The new monarch in Itsekiri kingdom, the Olu of Warri has been advised by former president Olusegun Obasanjo
  • According the former resident, the monarch, must move closer to God, in his dealings as a ruler in the kingdom
  • Meanwhile, the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa also charged the Olu of Warri to unite the Itsekiri nation

A message has been sent to the new Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III.The message was sent by Olusegun Obasanjo.

The former president urged the newly crowned monarch to deepen his relationship with God as he begins his reign, Channels TV reports.

He gave the advice during the coronation thanksgiving service of the monarch at his palace in Warri on Sunday, August 22.

New Olu of Warri has been asked to move closer to God.
Obasanjo has urged new Olu of Warri to be closer to God. Photo: @ubifranklintriplemg
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The former president said:

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“With the way you have started, I believe you will live up to the responsibility that God has given to you,” Obasanjo said.
“But two things I will leave with you. One: do not shun the experience and the advice of elders. Make use of the experience of people around you.
“The second: please be very close to God. Whatever situation you may find yourself, please be close to God and God will make way for you even when and where people may think there is no way.”

Meanwhile, Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta state governor also charged the Olu of Warri to unite the Itsekiri nation.

He said:

A message has been sent to the new Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III. The message was sent by Olusegun Obasanjo. comes together. Whether people are stubborn or not, we must still extend the olive branch to them and I know that it will be well with the Itsekiri nation in your time."

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Obasanjo pays homage to Olu of Warri

Recall that Legit.ng reported that Obasanjo paid homage to the newly installed Olu of Warri kingdom, Ogiame Atuwatse III.

In a photo posted on Instagram by a social media influence, Ubi Franklin, the former president is seen on his knees, despite his age, paying homage to the new Olu of Warri who was crowned on Saturday, August 21.

Delta state government completes traditional rulers building

Delta state government on Wednesday, March 17 said the Traditional Rulers' Council building in Asaba had been completed and was ready for inauguration.

The commissioner for housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor, made this known while conducting newsmen round some projects in Asaba, the state capital.

Ochonogor, who was in company with his information counterpart, Charles Aniagwu, did not, however, reveal the date the project would be inaugurated but said it would be soon.

He said the gigantic traditional rulers' council secretariat was a deliberate effort to provide the royal fathers a world-class meeting point to contribute to advancing a stronger Delta vision and also build a bridge of peace in their domains.

Source: Legit.ng

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