Olu of Warri allegedly dies of COVID-19 Complications Olu of Warri, Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, has died of COVID-19. The monarch died on Monday morning, barely a week after his coronation anniversary. He was said to have met with the late Major General John Irefin, who died earlier this month from COVID-19 complications. Though none of the palace chiefs was willing to confirm or deny it, there was palpable apprehension in the palace vicinity on Monday while some people were also in a somber mood.
The late monarch who was born on March 19, 1955, ascended the throne on December 12, 2015.