Warri Kingdom Monarchs

The Olu of Warri Kingdom is the Supreme Authority in Warri Kingdom. Historically, Warri Kingdom has been ruled by 20 Olu of Warri Kingdom (Ogiame). Below is a list of the rulers of the Warri Kingdom from inception. Note that written records began with the coronation of Olu Atorongboye Sebastian I in 1570.

  1. Olu Ginuwa I (1480 AD – established Kingdom)
  2. Olu Ogbowuru I (Succeeded his father)
  3. Olu Irame I (Succeeded his brother)
  4. Olu Ojoluwa I (Succeeded his father)
  5. Olu Esigie I (Succeeded his father in 1597)
  6. Olu Atorongboye I (1597 – 1625)
  7. Olu Atuwatse I (1625 – 1643)
  8. Olu Oyenakpagha I (1643 – 1654)
  9. Olu Omoluyiri I (654 – 1674)
  10. Olu Abejioye I (1674 – 1700)
  11. Olu Akenjioye I From(1700 AD)
  12. Olu Omagboye I (Succeeded his father)
  13. Olu Akengboye I (Succeeded his father)
  14. Olu Atogbuwa I (1735 – 1760)
  15. Olu Erejuwa I (1760 – 1795)
  16. Olu Akengbuwa (1795 – 1848 )

A period of crisis (1848 – 1851)

Political Interregnum (1851 – 1936)

Restoration of Oluship ( February 1936)

  1. Olu Ginuwa II (1936 – 1949)
  2. Olu Erejuwa II (1951 – 1986)
  3. His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse (1987 – 2015)
  4. His Imperial majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli   (2015 Till Date)