Warri Kingdom Monarchs

The Olu of Warri Kingdom is the Supreme Authority in Warri Kingdom. Historically, Warri Kingdom has been ruled by 21 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 Ijijen (Ogbowuru) (Succeeded his father)
  3. Olu Irame (Succeeded his brother)
  4. Olu Ojoluwa (Succeeded his father)
  5. Olu Esigie (Succeeded his father in 1597)
  6. Olu Atorongboye (1597 – 1625)
  7. Olu Atuwatse I (1625 – 1643)
  8. Olu Oyenakpagha (1643 – 1654)
  9. Olu Omoluyiri (654 – 1674)
  10. Olu Abejioye (1674 – 1700)
  11. Olu Akenjioye (1700 AD)
  12. Olu Omagboye (Succeeded his father)
  13. Olu Akengboye (Succeeded his father)
  14. Olu Atogbuwa (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 – 2020)
  5. His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III (August 2021 – Till date)