Late Rone Ogienoyibo was the Obazuaye of Warri and longest serving chief of the Warri Kingdom.
In a condolence message by his spokesperson, Mr. Femi Adesina on Tuesday in Abuja, the president appreciated the grace of God on the departed, which saw him serving four monarchs as a high-ranking chief.
Buhari lauded the late chief for helping to maintain peace, amity and development in Warri and environs.
He commended the life of service lived by the chief and urged his family and children to ensure that his good works are preserved and his memories evergreen.
According to the president, Rone who died on Monday aged 86, left behind a worthy reputation which would remain inspiring.
The president wished the departed eternal rest, and comfort for those mourning him.