Okere-Urhobo monarch is dead
The Orosuen of Okere-Urhobo Kingdom, HRM. Emmanuel Ono Okumagba, Okumagba II is dead.
Details surrounding his death are still sketchy at the time of this report.
The Otata Of Okere -Urhobo kingdom Warri, Chief Gold Eburu, a retired Brigadier-General, announced his death at a press briefing held at the Palace today.
The Kingdom’s spokesman said the monarch has travelled to join his ancestors.
He noted that the final rites of passage would be announced later.
Chief Eburu said the council of Chiefs had directed that in line with the customs and traditions of Okere-Urhobo Kingdom no ceremonies such as burials, marriages and others would take place within the kingdom until after the celebrations of the final rites of the monarch.
Chief Eburu also appealed to all residents of the kingdom to remain peaceful during this period.