Only Olu of Warri gives, withdraws chieftaincy titles —Itsekiri leaders –


PHOTOS: Olu of Warri's abolition of Ologbotsere title
Olu of Warri Ogiame Atuwatse III

By Jimitota Onoyume, WARRI

NOTABLE Itsekiri Leaders, yesterday, backed the recent abolition of the Ologbotsere title in Warri kingdom by the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, saying only the Olu of Warri gives and withdraws Chieftaincy titles.  

The Chairman, Warri Council of Chiefs and Iyatsere of the kingdom, Chief Johnson Amatserunleghe and other prominent chiefs, who spoke to the  Newspot, said there was jubilation across Warri kingdom over the pronouncement.  

Amatserunleghe said; “The title, Ologbotsere, belongs to the king. So, it is with all the Chieftaincy titles in Warri kingdom. The Olu of Warri has the right to give and withdraw.  

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