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  • Updated: January 15, 2022

Olubadan: Olubadan-In-Council Okays Lekan Balogun

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Francis Ezediuno
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The Olubadan-in-Council has cleared the air on the successor to the late Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogunguniso 1, who passed away on January 2.

The kingmakers also said that they have collectively agreed that Senator Lekan Balogun should be appointed as the next Olubadan.

The Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland and former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja made this known on Saturday while addressing newsmen on behalf of the Council after a closed-door meeting with the Oyo State Governor,  Seyi Makinde at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan.

Ladoja disclosed that the perceived controversy surrounding ascension to the Olubadan Stool has been amicably resolved.

In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa, Ladoja as affirmed tmthe candidature of the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Lekan Balogun, as the next Olubadan of Ibadanland adding that the Ibadan High Chiefs have resolved their differences and were very united in the bid to install the new Olubadan of Ibadanland.

The Osi Olubadan explained that the Council members had met with the state governor and agreed to the resolution that Senator Lekan Balogun who is next in line to the stool remained the authentic candidate for the Olubadan Stool.

He also promised that the Olubadan-in-Council would jointly make a public statement on their resolutions soonest.

 

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Francis Ezediuno
Francis Ezediuno

Francis Ezediuno is a journalist who is self thought on application of social media in news gatherin...

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