OLUBADAN: Makinde, Ibadan High Chiefs In Closed Door Meeting

….May Confirm Balogun’s Nomination As Olubadan-elect

Barring any last minute change, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state will confirm high chiefs Lekan Balogun as the next Olubadan of Ibadan land today, Nigerian cable news online can report.

It was gathered that the governor is currently locked in a meeting with members of the Olubadan-in-council, otherwise known as kingmakers

High chiefs Lekan Balogun, Rashidi Ladoja and other members of the council, numbering about ten are attending the meeting.

The meeting, the newspaper added, started shortly after the Makinde attended the Armed Forces Rememberance Day event which held at the Rememberance Arcade, opposite the Government House, Agodi Ibadan.

Barring last minute change, the Governor, to be accompanied by the members of the Olubadan-in-Council are expected to brief the press.

A source close to the government hinted that the meeting was facilitated in a bid to resolve and address all issues bothering on the selection of the next Olubadan of Ibadanland.

It was equally gathered that, if things go well at the meeting, the Governor may appoint and or confirm the nomination of Balogun to ascend the Olubadan stool.

Details later…

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