Olubadan Passes Away at the Age of 81

The cherished leader of Ibadanland, known as the Olubadan, Oba Lekan Balogun, has sadly left this world at the age of 81, following a short illness.

He was a highly educated and accomplished individual, having been the first Olubadan with a Ph.D. and a distinguished career that included academia, corporate service, and politics.

Oba Balogun’s passing was announced by his younger brother, Dr. Kola Balogun, and his Personal Assistant, Oladele Ogunsola. He will be laid to rest at his ancestral home in Aliiwo according to Islamic customs, with the funeral scheduled for Friday afternoon.

Governor Seyi Makinde expressed deep sorrow over the loss, describing Oba Balogun as a beacon of excellence and a significant figure in Ibadan’s history during his two-year reign.

In his memory, let us honor the legacy of Oba Lekan Balogun, a remarkable leader who left an indelible mark on Ibadanland.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Adblock Detected, Please disable your adblock to continue browsing this website