The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, has dissolved the kingdom’s traditional council, committees and sub-committees.
The dissolution is contained in a memo dated September 1, 2021.
The announcement was made barely two weeks after the monarch was installed as the 21st Olu in Ode-Itsekiri, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.
The king relied on Section 25 of the Delta State Traditional Rulers Council and Chiefs Law Capt. 2, Law of Delta State of Nigeria, 2008.
The Warri Council of Chiefs, the Olu Advisory Council (Ojoye Ojisan), the Olu-in-Council, all standing ad hoc and sub-committees were affected.
The revalidation and confirmation of chieftaincy titles shall commence on September 2. Registration shall follow immediately.
The timetable of the activities and events is available at the Palace Secretariat.