Oyo PDP Chieftain stalwart and Executive Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company, Dare Adeleke has congratulated the new Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Lekan Balogun who was officially crowned as the paramount ruler of Ibadan, Friday, Match 11, 2022.
Oba Lekan was crowned by the Executive Governor of Oyo state, Engineer Seyi Makinde at the ancient Mapo Hall as the 42nd Olubadan. With the coronation, Oba Lekan succeeds the 41 Olubadan Oba Saliu Adetunji who joined his ancestors in January, 2022.
Adeleke in a Press Statement released in Ibadan, said: “I heartily congratulate the new Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, whose official coronation on Friday, March 11, 2022, confirmed him as the 42nd Olubadan.
I pray your reign will bring more development and progress to Ibadan and sustain the peace we are enjoying.
“I congratulate our amiable governor, Seyi Makinde who has demonstrated leadership and wisdom by preserving our unique tradition and culture.”
“We wish His Royal Majesty a happy, prosperous, and peaceful reign as he assumes his royal heritage as the custodian of our cultural heritage, tradition and values”.