A statement issued on Sunday in Ibadan by the Olubadan’s Personal Assistant on Media, Oladele Ogunsola, said the atrocities were perpetrated by some hoodlums hiding under the cover of the Egungun festival in Ibadan.
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Ladoja told newsmen at his residence after the Eid prayers that it has always been his target to become an Olubadan and was not going to wear any other crown
Ladoja, who spoke with newsmen at his residence in Ibadan, said this following a report on crowning of beaded kings
Makinde, who stated this while commissioning an edifice christened mini-Mapo Hall, built by the Ibadan South-West Local Government Traditional Council headed by a former governor and Osi Olubadan of Ibadan, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, said that respect for the traditional system would ensure a cohesive society.
Senator Balogun is the younger brother of the recently-installed Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun
He made the call Friday in Ibadan city shortly after his promotion from Bada Balogun of Ibadanland to Are Onibon by Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun.
Other dignitaries in attendance included Governors Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State.
However, a former governor of the state, Senator Rasidi Ladoja, was absent at the meeting.
This was revealed this after a meeting not attended by three of the High Chiefs, including ex-Governor Rashidi Ladoja.
Oba Adetunji, 93, died in the early hours of Sunday at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The government, in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, said that the two foremost royal fathers were too important to the state government to be prevented from attending the event, to which they had been duly invited.
Adeola Oloko, Personal Assistant/Director of Media and Publicity to the Olubadan, made this known in a statement issued on Sunday in Ibadan.
The Olubadan expressed his support while receiving members of the Tinubu Vanguard, a support group for Tinubu’s presidency project in Ibadan on Saturday.
Adetunji gave the advice on Saturday during the Royal Festival of Praise organised by the Holy Ghost Royal House of Restoration Church in Ibadan.
The governor, who stated this during a courtesy visit to the Olubadan to congratulate him on his 92nd birthday, said his administration would continue to give all traditional rulers what is due to them.
Makinde, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, stated that the foremost monarch “personifies greatness and honour”.
The monarch, who made the disclosure at the installation of the new Araba of Ibadanland, Chief Ifalere Odegbemi Odegbola II, at his Popoyemoja palace, Ibadan, urged the people to rejoice in the Lord over the development.
The visit was on Saturday
He was aged 92.
The government said peace, security and safety has been consistently at the fore during the series of stakeholders’ meetings involving heads of masquerades across the state (the Olori Alaagba), the Aare Isese from all the geographical zones of Oyo State and custodians of the masquerades with government officials at the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism.