The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has finally appointed a new Olubadan of Ibadan land on Monday, February 14 2022.
Senator Lekan Balogun is the 42nd monarch of the ancient city.
The approval of the appointment follows the recommendation by the Olubadan-in-Council communicated to the governor.
Governor Makinde who announced the appointment through his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa wished the newly confirmed Olubadan a peaceful and eventful reign.
“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.”