Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde presents Toyota Land Cruiser SUV, Jac pickup truck to Olubadan-designate.
The vehicles were presented to the Olubadan-designate on Wednesday, ahead of his coronation on Friday March 11, 2022.
The Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has presented a brand new 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Series SUV and a Jac Pickup truck to his Oba (Dr.) Mohood Olalekan Ishola Balogun (Alli Okunmade II).
Hon. Emmanuel Oluwole Alawode, the Chairman of Ibadan South East Local Government, presented the car keys to Senator Kola Balogun, who received it on behalf of the Olubadan-designate, at his residence.
The official vehicles were presented to the Olubadan-designate on Wednesday, ahead of his coronation as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, on Friday March 11, 2022 (today).
Governor Seyi Makinde, had on February 14, approved the appointment of 79 year old Lekan Balogun as the new Olubadan of Ibadanland.
“I am pleased to announce the appointment of the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland,” the governor said.
“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.”
Lekan Balogun, a prominent technocrats and politician, will succeed late Saliu Adetunji as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadan.