BREAKING: Olakulehin Appointed 43rd Olubadan of lbadanland



Kingmakers in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State , who also serve as members of the Olubadan-in-Council, have appointed High Chief Owolabi Akinloye Olakulehin, the current Balogun of Ibadanland, as the 43rd Olubadan of Ibadanland.

This decision was formally ratified during a meeting convened at Mapo Hall on Friday.

Commencing around 11:00 am and concluding shortly after 12:00 pm, the meeting solidified Olakulehin’s appointment to the revered position.

The vacancy arose following the passing of the 42nd Olubadan, Oba Mashood Olalekan Balogun, who departed last month.

During the session, the Olubadan-in-Council, gathered at Mapo Hall, nominated Olakulehin, an action unanimously endorsed by all present members. High Chief Lateef Adebimpe, the Osi Balogun of Ibadanland, put forth Olakulehin’s nomination.

Among those in attendance was Olakulehin himself, with the proceedings overseen by the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, and former Oyo State governor, High Chief Rasidi Ladoja.

Other members of the newly inaugurated Olubadan-in-Council at the meeting are Osi Olubadan, Eddy Oyewole Foko; Ashipa Olubadan, Abiodun Kola-Daisi; Ekerin Olubadan, Hamidu Ajibade; Ekarun Olubadan, Adebayo Akande; Osi Balogun, Lateef Adebimpe ; Ashipa Balogun, Kola Adegbola, Ekerin Balogun, Dada Isioye and Ekarun Balogun, Abiodun Azeez.

Following the ratification, it has been gathered that the High Chiefs will promptly forward Olakulehin’s name to the state governor, Seyi Makinde, for official endorsement.

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