Ogiame Atuwatse III is a Nigerian traditional ruler, paramount ruler of the Kingdom of Warri, and the 21st Olu of Warri. He was born Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko, also known as Tsola Emiko on 2 April 1984 to Olu Atuwatse II, the 19th Olu of Warri and Gladys Durorike Emiko in Warri.
He attended NNPC Primary School in Warri and Adesoye College, Offa, Kwara State for his primary and secondary education respectively. He obtained a bachelors degree in International Studies and Political Science from Case Western Reserve University,Cleveland, Ohio,USA in 2006. In 2007, he obtained a master of science degree in management from the same university’s Weatherhead School of Management.
On the day that Ogiame Atuwatse III was being crowned, President Muhummadu Buhari, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie OmoAgege, and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, in their separate goodwill messages, congratulated the new monarch, praying for him to enjoy peaceful reign.
Buhari, who was represented by OmoAgege, said he was hopeful the reign of the monarch would witness progress, peace and development in the kingdom.