Olu of Warri by name Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko was reported to have died of Covid-19.
He died in the early hours of Monday the 21st of December 2020 which is just a week after his fifth coronation anniversary.
It was also stated that he meet with late Major General John Irefin who also died of covid-19 complication earlier this month.
Though none of the palace chief 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 chief was born on the 19th of March 1955 and was enthroned on the 12 of December 2015.
May his soul rest in peace.