Olubadan of Ibadanland Lekan Balogun is dead

The 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun is dead

The Olubadan died at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Balogun came from Ali-Iwo compound in the present Ibadan North East local government area.

The monarch passed on shortly after he was moved to the health facility, DAILY POST gathered.

He was an academic and politician before he ascended the throne in 2022.

The monarch was a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria and was later elected to represent Oyo Central Senatorial District between 1999 and 2003.

Balogun, who has a doctor of philosophy, became the Olubadan on 11 March 2022.

He succeeded Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji who joined his ancestors on 2nd January, 2022.

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