The Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse 111, has pledged his administrations preparedness to partner and work with the Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers.
The Olu made the assertion, when he paid a courtesy visit on His Majesty, Obi Dr. E.O Efeizomor 11 JP, OON, Obi of Owa and Chairman, Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers, in his palace, in Owa Oyibu, Ika North East Local Government Area.
The Olu expressed satisfaction with the leadership style of the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and said he would do everything to ensure the administration finishes strong on its set agenda in the state.
The Warri Monarch, who was in company with retinue of chiefs said, he was in Owa Kingdom to show solidarity and support to Obi of Owa, adding that, the visit also formed part of his official tour outside his kingdom since his coronation on August 21.
“Today is our first official outing outside the palace. We have visited state governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa; we have also visited the Asagba of Asaba. We felt this is a good opportunity to come to Owa to see you not only as the father of the governor but also as the Chairman of the Council of Traditional Rulers in the state.
“Let it be on record that we are pledging our support for the traditional rulers and the council. We are also pledging our support and prayers for the state government to ensure the it finishes stronger. This is the line we are toeing.”
According to the Olu, “The best is yet to come to Owa and the state, we will do anything that is required of us to ensure Delta State is better for Deltans. We look forward to coming back again in Owa, when we will not have to rush, because we have a lot to talk about. I thank you for the warm reception accorded me and my chiefs, the people have turned out in large numbers to welcome me in spite of the short notice, I appreciate”.
The Obi of Owa, in his response urged the new Olu of Warri to be magnanimous in victory by way of accommodating everybody, while calling on the people of Warri Kingdom to give the new Olu maximum support for the peace, progress and development of the Kingdom.