Iran President Killed In Helicopter Crash: “Tensions Will Rise”, Social Commentator Omokri Speaks

Iran President Killed In Helicopter Crash: “Tensions Will Rise”, Social Commentator Omokri Speaks

  • There are political uncertainties in major producing countries after Iran's president, Ebrahim Raisi, died in a helicopter crash
  • reports that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, long seen as a potential successor to supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, was killed in a helicopter crash
  • Nigerian social commentator, Reno Omokri, asked his people to brace up for an increment in oil price

Tehran, Iran—Reno Omokri, the outspoken ex-special assistant on social media to former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, has predicted that 'tempers will fly' in the Gulf, Middle East, and North Africa (MENA) region.

Omokri's comment comes amid a helicopter crash in Iran which killed the country's president, Ebrahim Raisi, on Sunday, May 19.

Iran: Reno Omokri predicts that tensions will rise in middle east
Reno Omokri says the price of oil is likely to increase after Iran president’s death. Photo credits: @WilliamsRuto, @renoomokri
Source: UGC

Oil prices to rise as Iran's leaders die - Omokri

Iran's foreign minister, Hossein Amirabdollahian, and other officials also died in the air mishap.

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Omokri shared his thoughts about the unfortunate development of the oil-producing nation and asserted that 'tensions will rise".

The prominent sociopolitical analyst also projected that there would be a hike in the price of oil.

He wrote on his verified X (formerly Twitter) handle:

"I hate to be this cold and analytical, but money is money and must be made. Therefore, if the news about the helicopter crash in Iran turns out to be accurate, and if the Iranian President, Ebrahim Raisi, was in that aircraft, then whatever the ultimate result of that crash, tempers are going to fly in the Gulf and MENA region.
"Suspicions will arise, and tensions will rise. In which case, the price of oil is likely to increase. You did not cause it."

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Iran President Killed In Helicopter Accident, Details Emerge reported that a helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday afternoon, May 19, crashed in northwestern Iran.

On Monday morning, May 20, it was confirmed that Iran's President, Ebrahim Raisi, was among the deceased passengers.

Following the official announcement of Raisi's death, Iran's government convened an urgent meeting.

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