Did You Know that the Olu of Warri’s Palace popularly known as Big Warri is the official palace of the Warri kingdom?

The Olu’s Palace which is located in Ode-Itsekiri is the ancestral home to


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Did You Know that the Olu of Warri’s Palace popularly known as Big Warri is the official palace of the Warri kingdom?

The Olu’s Palace which is located in Ode-Itsekiri is the ancestral home to Itsekiris in Delta State; it plays a very significant role in the history and in the customs and traditions of Itsekiris in Delta State.

 

 

The Palace also hosts several traditional rites and festivals — which include the coronation ceremony of all Olu-designates. This ceremony attracts tourists from within and outside Delta State.

 

 

 

The present Olu of Warri is His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli I, who succeeded the throne in 2015 from the late Olu, Atuwatse II. 

 

 

  • Culled from Delta State Government Twitter Handle





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