The Oyo State Governor, Oluseyi Makinde has fixed Friday, 11th March, 2022 as the date of inauguration of Dr. Sen. Mohood Olalekan Ishola Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland.
Makinde made this known in a letter sent to the Alarere palace of the Olubadan was sequel to the last week’s approval given to the appointment of Balogun, formerly the Otun Olubadan of Ibadan land to become the 42nd Olubadan.
The Mogajis of Ibadan land had earlier in the day, paid a visit to the monarch at his Alarere residence to felicitate him on his emergence during which they made some requests towards the growth, progress and development of Ibadan land.
In the letters presented to the new Olubadan and which were signed by Mogaji Nurudeen Akinade (Coordinator), Mogaji Asimiyu Adepoju Ariori (President, Association of Mogajis of Ibadan land) and the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) President-General, Prince Yemisi Adeaga, they said Dr. Balogun possesses ability to make appropriate chieftaincy reformations that would make Ibadan a shining example.
The Mogajis informed the Olubadan designate and his Council members of their concern about youth restiveness in the metropolis culminating in pockets of the breach of the peace and for which they had in concert with other stakeholders founded Ibadan Compounds Peace and Security Initiatives