Ibadan kingmakers under the aegis of the Olubadan-in-Council have endorsed the nomination of Otun Olubadan, Dr. Lekan Balogun, as the next Olubadan of Ibadanland.
The Osi Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola, made the announcement at a press briefing by the kingmakers.
Ajibola said the kingmakers resolved that Dr Balogun is next in line to ascend the throne of Olubadan according to tradition.
High Chiefs in attendance were Balogun Olubadan, Owolabi Olakulehin; Ashipa Olubadan, Eddy Oyewole and Osi Balogun, Tajudeen Ajibola.
The others were Ekaarun Olubadan, Amidu Ajibade; Ashila Balogun Olubadan, Lateef Gbadamosi, Ekaarun Balogun, Kola Adegbola, and Ekerin Olubadan, Abiodun Kola-Daisi.