Prince Tsola Emiko, the son of Atuwatse ll, the 19th Olu of Warri has been declared the new monarch of the oil city and kingdom.
This information was revealed by the Iyatsere of Warri and acting Chairman of Olu’s Advisory council, Chief Johnson Amatserunreleghe during a ceremony at Ode-Itsekiri in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.
Prince Tsola was born in Warri, Delta State, on April 2, 1984, to Prince Godwin Toritseju Emiko, the late Ogiame Ikenwoli Atuwatse II, and Gladys Durorike Emiko.
He attended Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Primary School and Adesoye College in Offa, Kwara State between the years 1995 and 2001
From 2002 and 2006, Prince Emiko attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where his hard work was rewarded as he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Political Science with minors in History and Economics.
In furthering his education, he obtained a degree in a Masters in Science in Management from Case Western Reserve University in 2007 after which he came back to Nigeria for his NYSC in 2008, where he served in the Public Affairs Department of the National Petroleum Investment Management Service (NAPIMS), among other private sector and entrepreneurship experiences.
He happily married in 2014 to Ivie Okunbo, the daughter of billionaire Captain Idahosa Okunbor which was celebrated in a lavish wedding ceremony. Their blissful union is blessed with two children.
Written by: Solabi Olubukunola