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Oshodi Of Warri, Isaac Jemide Is Dead



Oshodi Of Warri, Isaac Jemide Is Dead

The Oshodi of Warri Kingdom, Chief Isaac Omirestuli Jemide, has been pronounced dead.

Naija News reports that Jemide was a former Commissioner representing Delta State on the board of the defunct Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission (OMPADEC).

The late Itsekiri leader died on Sunday morning after a brief illness, according to a statement issued by the Secretary Warri Council of Chiefs, Chief Dr. Eugene Ikomi.

The statement reads: “Dear Ojoyes, it’s another sad day for the Council. We received with deep shock the sudden passing of our amiable Chief Isaac Jemide (Ikeri). He passed on this morning at 10.00am as advised by his family.

“Council plans to pay a condolence visit to His family on Tuesday 14th December 2021. All Chiefs are encouraged to be gathered at Council Chambers at 10.00am on that date, for a visit scheduled for 11.00am at his residence, Okoro Street, Marine Quater’s, Warri. Our heart goes out with his family at this time.

Also confirming the news, a member of the Jemide family of Warri Kingdom said: “With a heavy heart, I wish to notify the passing on unto glory of my uncle, one of Itsekiri Leaders of Thought, Chief Barr. Isaac Omirestuli Jemide (The Oshodi of Warri kingdom). He passed on this morning. May his soul rest in peace.”

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