The Olu of Warri Kingdom

The Olu of Warri Kingdom

Historically, the Itsekiri have a monarchy, over 500 years old, and which, as a rallying point in their society, remains its supreme government. From 1480 to now, there have reigned 20 Olu of Warri: five Olus of the Christian era; 1480-1597: eight Roman Catholic Olus from 1597-1735 and seven Olus of the post-Roman Catholic Christian era.

The present one being Ogiame Ikenwoli, The Olu of Warri Kingdom, who ascended the throne after the previous Olu, Ogiame Atuwatse II joined his ancestors.

Ogiame Ikenwoli, The Olu of Warri Kingdom