By Glam & Essence
The news has been announced of the sudden death of the Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli,who has gone to join his ancestors ,barely one week after the grand finale of his fifth coronation anniversary celebration.
The 65-year-old monarch, who was lively all through the ceremony as he received well wishers from far and near who paid him royal homage during his fifth coronation anniversary,showed no sign of illness at all
The passage of the monarch spread on Monday,came as a shock to many,and as a result, shops and offices in the Warri royal palace vicinity were closed.
Inside sources are alleging that the Monarch’s meeting with the late former General Officer Commanding 6 Division Port Harcourt, Major-General Olu Irefin, whose death about two weeks ago was attributed to COVID-19,may have been responsible for the monarch illness,as the late Irefin was recently received by the Olu of Warri in the palace,hence exposing him to the covid 19,which Irefin was infected with.
Palace sources alleged that the Monarch’s death was as a result of complication due to covid 19 infection.