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Updated: Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom, Ayiri escapes death

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By Jimitota Onoyume

The Ologbotsere of Warri kingdom Chief Ayiri Emami has escaped death by the whiskers as his boat exploded at Ugbuwangwe waterside in Warri south local government, Delta state.

Chief Ayiri told the Vanguard Newspaper on the phone that he was to have boarded the boat at the Ugbuwangwe waterside to Excravos, an Itsekiri community in Warri south west local government area that yesterday evening but changed his mind and asked the boat driver to pick him at the Warri club jetty.

” When the driver started the boat in seconds at Ugbuwangwe jetty it was a loud explosion that followed”, he said.

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“One of those with the driver sustained severe injury. I have gone to incident the development at the Police station”, he said.

He said he was to have travelled in the boat to Excracos, Warri south west local government area before the incident occurred at about 530pm.

When asked if he suspected anyone was after him, he said he heard some people had been looking for his boat driver for about five days, adding that he would not be able to link it with what happened.

He however appealed to the Police and other security agencies to help unmask those behind the incident for a thorough investigation.

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