One of the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III’s prominent chiefs, Dr Charles Ikomi, is dead.
Chief Ikomi, the Ero of Warri kingdom passed away in Warri, Delta State.
A Facebook post on Thursday by the deceased brother, Eugene Ikomi, Olulaye of the kingdom and Secretary, Warri Council of Chiefs, confirmed the sad news.
He wrote: “And so I lost my mentor, Chief Dr C.D. Ikomi. We were in the trenches together for the good of our nation. He fought a good fight . Rest on. Really painful.”
Meantime, Chairman of the Warri council of Chiefs and Iyatsere of the kingdom, Chief Johnson Amatserunleghe, expressed shock over the death, describing him as a very strict, disciplined and generous Itsekiri leader.
“We will miss him greatly. We are in shock over the death. He was a very disciplined and generous Itsekiri leader. He was the Treasurer of the Olu Advisory Council. We will miss him greatly. “, he said according to Vanguard.
Before Chief Ikomi’s demise, he was actively involved in the activities of the Warri kingdom.