Adeolu Akande Felicitates With Oba Balogun, Congratulates Ibadan Sons, Daughters 


A Professor of Comparative Politics, Barrister Adeolu Akande has congratulated all sons and daughters of Ibadanland on the installation of the 42nd Olubadan, Oba (Dr) Mohood Olalekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade 11.

Professor Akande in a personal congratulatory message expressed joy that Ibadanland has sustained it’s age- long tradition of a hitch-free succession plan to the Olubadan stool.

“It is my pleasure and privilege to felicitate with the Olubadan of Ibadanland on his ascension to the throne of his forbearers. This is a rare occurrence in Ibadanland. Today, Senator Lekan Balogun is being installed as the Olubadan of Ibadanland, 70 years after his grandfather has occupied the exalted position. Only a very few family compounds have enjoyed this uncommon opportunities in the history of Ibadanland”

” It is the grace of God that Oba Lekan Balogun is enjoying. He is indeed a man of destiny. I have related with Baba for over four decades and i have no shred of doubt that Ibadanland will witness uncommon grace and development during his reign”

“I have known the new Olubadan for over four decades as a scholar, businessman, publisher, social critic and politician. He also has varied work experience in the corporate world. I am confident that Kabiyesi will bring all these to bear in making Ibadan greater. I pray God grant Kabiyesi long life and good health to succeed as a philosopher-king”,he submitted

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