Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde will on March 11, inaugurate the new Olubadan of Ibadan land, Dr. Lekan Balogun.
Balogun, whose appointment as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, was approved by the governor would be crowned on March 11, 2022.
In a letter confirming this development, which was made to newsmen on Tuesday, Makinde has approved the said date as the installation ceremony of the new Olubadan.
It would be recalled that the Governor approved the appointment of the monarch after the position became vacant on Sunday 2nd January this year.
The approval follows a recommendation made by the Olubadan-in-Council and which was communicated to the governor recently.
Before now, the Ibadan chiefs have lamented the delay in the inauguration of the new Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Lekan Balogun, saying that they were anxiously waiting.
The chiefs under the auspices of the Association of Mogajis of Ibadanland who were at new Olubadan’s residence to felicitate on his emergence had made some requests towards the growth, progress and development of Ibadanland.