By Mitchelle Uzorka, 09:13pm
Ibadan, Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria was toping the trends Friday March 11, 2022 as Senator Mohood Olalekan Balogun was crowned the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland titled The Okumade II.
Governor Seyi Makinde officially handed over the Certificate of Instrument of Office and Symbol of Authority to Oba Balogun, which made him officially the new Olubadan.
Dignitaries at the event were the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Deputy Governor of Osun, Benedict Alabi and Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III; the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar; Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan; and Ambassador of Republic of China to Nigeria, Cui Jiauchun.
There were also Oba Yusuf Adeleye, the Olubaka of Okaland in Ondo State; Oluwo of Iwoland; the Ikere of Saki and Aseyin of Iseyin.
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