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Lekan Balogun Installed As 42nd Olubadan of Ibadan

Governor Seyi Makinde has installed Olalekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland.

Governor Makinded presented the staff of office to Balogun during the ceremony which took place on Friday at Mapo Hall in ibada, the state capital.

Balogun succeeds Saliu Adetunji who died on January 2., 2022 at the age of 93.

Speaking after his installation , Balogun assured the people of Ibadanland and Nigeria in general that he would not let  them down.

“I want to assure all that I will not the people of Ibadan down. I will not let the people of Nigeria down,” Balogun said.

He thanked all the traditional rulers, serving and former governors and members of the national assembly for honouring him with their presence.

Dignitaries present at the event included Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president; Dapo Abiodun, governor of Ogun state; Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state; Lamidi Adeyemi, Alaafin of Oyo; Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ife; Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto.

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