The Oyo State Government has approved March 11 as the date for the installation ceremony of Sen. Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland.
The letter was addressed to Balogun with the titled: “Installation Ceremony: Olubadan of Ibadan”, which further affirmed Gov. Seyi Makinde’s approval of the appointment of the new Olubadan of Ibadanland.
Makinde had on Feb.14 approved Balogun’s emergence following a recommendation to that effect by the Olubadan-in-Council, which was communicated to the governor.
NAN reports that the stool of Olubadan of Ibadanland became vacant following the death of the 41st Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Jan. 2 at the age of 93.