Only the Ologbostere of Warri kingdom has the prerogative to summon a general assembly of the Itsekiri nation, Chief Ayirimi Emami has declared.
He said he still holds the title despite his purported suspension.
He noted any gathering of such could lead to break down of law and order, urging security agencies to be at alert.
Tension across the kingdom heightened on Friday following reports some persons planned to distort the process of selecting an Omoba, which has been kick started, reportedly by the “Emiko and Ejoh families” of the Ginuwa l ruling house, at the Olu’s palace.
But Chief Emami’s statement reads: “Information reaching me is that some unscrupulous elements who want to cause confusion in our dear Warri kingdom, are making frantic efforts to call for a general assembly.