Oyo: Oba Olakulehin to be Crowned Olubadan When He’s ‘Strong Enough’ – Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Saturday said the Olubadan-designate, Oba Owolabi Olakulehin, would be installed as the next Olubadan as soon as he is strong enough.

Makinde said he had received the recommendation of Olakulehin as the 43rd Olubadan by the Olubadan-in-Council, noting that due process has been followed in the selection process.

The governor spoke at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Oke-Ado, Ibadan, during the final burial ceremony of the late Olubadan, Oba Lekan Balogun, who died in March at 81.

Makinde said, “I have seen the recommendation of the Olubadan-in-Council and I have accepted it. I have accepted it and we will, as soon as our father, Oba Olakulehin is strong enough, he will be enthroned because due process has been followed.

“I want to once again thank you all. To the family, it is we all that lost Baba, but we take solace in the fact that Baba lived a fulfilled and eventful life.”

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