Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has said that the Ibadan traditional institution must return to normancy.
Recall that there have been controversial crises on who will be the next Olubadan after the demise of Olubadan Of IbadanLand Oba Saliu Adetunji, the monarch who passed away on 2nd January, 2022..
Gov Seyi Makinde who was not in the country when the monaech joined ancestors has been expected to put an end to the controversial crisis. The account of our previous news on this saga reads,
Chief Lekan Balogun according to tradition suppose to be the next person to have the stool but, reactions among some members of the public on same tradition opposes this , stressing that he and some chiefs have been crowned obas during the regime of Ex Oyo State Gov, Senator Isiaka Ajimobi(Late). Meanwhile the osi of Olubadan Chief Ladoja was the only one who stood his grand against Ajumobi contradiction of Olubadan tradition.
Also recall that Micheal Lana, in the January 3, 2022 letter, reminded the governor that except Balogun withdraws his suit challenging the nullification of their elevation, he is not entitled to the throne of Olubadan.
There have been reactions among the masses on this saga and what would be the response of Chief Ladajo on this.
Ladoja who later breaks silence calls Lekan Balogun the next Olubadan but give a piece of advice that chief Balogun and other Obas should first withdraw the case constituted against him and Gov Makinde.
Recall that eaglessighnews gathered from reliable source that Makinde is expected to visit the Olubadan’s palace after his visitation to Soun’s palace..
Gov Seyi Makinde who returned to the country few days ago,on Monday visited the soun’s Ogbomosho palace who also joined ancestors few weeks ago.
As expected, Gov Seyi Makinde on Tuesday 11th January, 2022 also paid a condolence visit to the family of late Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Ajeoguguniso 1 who died on January 2, 2022 at the age of 93.
According to GOAL POACHER NEWS who quoted Makinde as saying,
“This is the last time such controversy on who will succeed any late Olubadan and who is not ripe for the throne will ever surface.
Whoever is willing can key into it, I know baba is watching us and he will give us support to do what is right and acceptable to preserve the integrity and the sanctity of Ibadan Traditional Institution.
And as a government, I am giving you the assurance to all indigenes and residents of Ibadan that what our late monarch stood for in his lifetime is what I will enforce” Gov Seyi Makinde.