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BREAKING: Governor Makinde Confirms Lekan Balogun As 42nd Olubadan Of Ibadanland

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has confirmed the nomination of Senator Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland. It was gathered that Makinde approved the appointment on Monday. Recall that the position of Olubadan of Ibadan land became vacant on Sunday 2nd January this year. The position became vacant due to the demise…”
Fatai Olamide
February 14, 2022 5:40 pm

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has confirmed the nomination of Senator Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland.

It was gathered that Makinde approved the appointment on Monday.

Recall that the position of Olubadan of Ibadan land became vacant on Sunday 2nd January this year.

The position became vacant due to the demise of Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji.
It was gathered that the approval follows a recommendation made by the Olubadan-in-Council and which was communicated to the governor recently.

Makinde, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, wished Balogun, a peaceful and eventful reign.

The statement reads, “I am pleased to announce the appointment of the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland.

“The appointment is in line with the Olubadan of Ibadan Chieftaincy Declaration, as well as the unique and time-tested tradition of our people.

“On behalf of the government and good people of Oyo State, I wish the newly confirmed Olubadan a successful reign blessed with peace and unprecedented progress”.

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