Jan 20, 2022

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BREAKING: Amid Tension, Kingmakers Announce Olubadan-elect – Legit.ng

  • The Olubadan-in Council made its election for the next OluIbadan in Oyo on Wednesday, January 5th
  • 10 of the 11 members from the council elected Dr. Lekan Balogun to succeed the late Saliu Adetunji
  • The council has also denied viral claims that Balogun is currently addressing some health issues

Of the 11 members of the Olubadan-im Council, 10 gave their full support for the nomination of Lekan Balogun as the next Olubadan of Ibadanland.

In addition, on Wednesday January 5, the council rejected claims that litigation could thwart the Olubadan line of succession, The Nation reports.

The council’s position was released by Osi Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola, during a meeting of the Kingmakers on Wednesday.

According to Ajibola, Kingmakers agreed that by standing tra Moreover, Balogun denied being as next the throne of Olubadan

He also denied Ger I would like that Balogun is currently not in good health and therefore not fit for the throne.

Olubadan the Ibadan successor: Ex-Oyo AG writes Makinde, says Lekan Balogun not qualified

Previously, after the death of Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan, Lekan Balogun was the Otun Olubadan, the next king.

In a letter dated Monday the January 3, to Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, Michael Lana, a former Oyo State Attorney General, said installing Balogun as King would amount to aberration and illegality while finding that he was not fit to move to the next Olubadan from Ibadan to be crowned.

The lawyer said that Balogun, some high chiefs and Baales, Abiola Ajimobi, the former governor of the state, were illegally awarded their titles.

Lana claimed that any installation of them during de r pendency of the existing suite illegal, null, and void.

He advised the governor to refuse a high chief’s approval of the Olubadan so that he would not participate in the violation of common law of the Chief of Ibadan.

Meanwhile, the Governor of the Delta, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, along with Makinde, the government and the residents of Oyo State, took pity on the death of Adetunji. < / p>