Oil-rich community of Warri-South Local Government area of Delta State is currently agog, at the coronation of the new Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Omoba (Prince) Tsola Emiko.
The ancient city is already wearing a new look with banners, billboards and decorations on the streets celebrating the event.
Billboards and banners have adorned several major spots around the Palace of the Olu of Warri on Ajamimogha road, Warri South.
President, Itsekiri Public Affairs Committee, IPAC, Mr Oritsegbubemi Adrian Edema said an arrangement had been made to have a Viewing Centre in the United States of America to connect Itsekiri indigenes abroad, to the event.
Some youths have also reportedly planned for street parties in Ubeji at the end of the coronation ceremony.
Already, the Dadan family of the Obitugbo community, Warri North Local Government Area has hailed the Omoba ahead of the coronation.
Secretary of the family, Mr Francis Eruwa, in a statement wished the monarch a successful reign as the 21st Olu of Warri.
In accordance with a programme of event released by the Central Working Committee for the Coronation and signed by the Chairman, Chief Kofi Kartey, and the Chairman, Media and Publicity of the committee, Prince Yemi Emiko, a praise /prayer session held at the Olu Palace in Warri, on Friday.
On Saturday which is the Coronation day, by 9 am there will be a Boat Regatta on the Warri River and by 11 am the Coronation ceremony will hold at Ode Itsekiri, the ancestral home of the Itsekiri nation.
A palace banquet will hold at the Palace in Warri by 7 pm on the same Saturday.
On Sunday, a Thanksgiving service will hold at the Palace in Warri.