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Makinde Approves Lekan Balogun’s Appointment As 42nd Olubadan by Thryphosa(m): 7:04pm On Feb 14, 2022
Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of Senator Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland.

The approval follows a recommendation by the Olubadan-in-Council, according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa.

The statement quoted the governor as wishing the newly confirmed Olubadan a peaceful and eventful reign.

The governor said, “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.”

Makinde has also approved the revocation of the amended Ibadan Chieftaincy Declaration regulating the selection to the Olubadan of Ibadan chieftaincy stool.

The statement noted that the governor made the revocation order, dated February 11, 2022, in line with the powers conferred on him by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), in view of the Judgements of the Oyo State High Court on February 1 and 10 as well as Sections 7, 20,26 and 30 of the Chiefs Law of Oyo State 2000.

The four separate laws/White Papers approved for revocation were made public by the immediate past administration between 2017 and 2018.

The statement listed the laws/white papers to include the amended declaration regulating the selection to the Olubadan Chieftaincy stool, published in August 2017; the implementation of the White Paper on the review of the existing Olubadan of Ibadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other chieftaincies in Ibadan, Published in August 2017; the approval of the appointment of beaded crows for the Olubadan in Council published March 2018 and the appointment of Beaded crowns and Coronet Wearing Obas published in March 2018.

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Re: Makinde Approves Lekan Balogun’s Appointment As 42nd Olubadan by thesicilian: 7:05pm On Feb 14, 2022
I don't like a system where the governor has a say in who becomes the traditional ruler

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Re: Makinde Approves Lekan Balogun’s Appointment As 42nd Olubadan by Thryphosa(m): 7:09pm On Feb 14, 2022
thesicilian:
I don't like a system where the governor has a say in who becomes the traditional ruler

Unfortunately that's what plays out in Nigeria. I remember Lamido Sanusi and Ganduje saga!
Re: Makinde Approves Lekan Balogun’s Appointment As 42nd Olubadan by Flexherbal(m): 7:35pm On Feb 14, 2022
Ok
Re: Makinde Approves Lekan Balogun’s Appointment As 42nd Olubadan by thesicilian: 8:53am On Feb 15, 2022
Thryphosa:


Unfortunately that's what plays out in ( Northern and Western ) Nigeria. I remember Lamido Sanusi and Ganduje saga!

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