Ibadan set for 41st Olubadan’s coronation

[caption id="attachment_12384" align="alignleft" width="300"] MAPO HALL, IBADAN[/caption] TVC E - The historic Mapo Hall in the ancient city of Ibadan, venue of the coronation of the 41st Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Saliu Adetunji is now wearing a new look as plans are in top gear to usher in new monarch. Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi will on Friday install and present staff of office to High Chief Saliu Adetunji as the 41st Olubadan. The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Dr. Lekan Balogun, said this at a briefing by the Olubadan-in-council and top government officials, led by former Secretary to the State Government Ismael Olalekan Alli. He said: “The kingmakers are empowered by the extant 1957 Olubadan of Ibadan Chieftaincy Declaration to propose as candidate, the most senior chief in the line whose turn it is to fill a vacancy in the stool of Olubadan. “Having satisfied all the conditions precedent according to the 1957 Chieftaincy Declaration,...