NewsNew Olubadan: 87 year old Adetunji to wait till...

New Olubadan: 87 year old Adetunji to wait till after Odulana’s final interment

-

New Olubadan: 87 year old Adetunji to wait till after Odulana’s final interment
By; Bayo Akamo, Ibadan.
There are strong indications that the Olubadan of Ibadan in waiting High Chief Saliu Akanmu Adetunji may not be named as the new Olubadan until after the burial of Late Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade.
High Chief Adetunji who is presently the Balogun of Ibadan is expected to be named as the new Olubadan by the Olubadan-in-Council immediately after the late Oba Samuel Odugade’s body is buried.
New Nigerian gathered that this was in line with the Ibadan tradition which stipulates that the next Olubadan would be installed by the Oluwo of Ibadan from the Labosinde family at Oja-Oba shortly after the deceased monarch has been buried.
It was learnt that the Olubadan in waiting who is presently the Balogun of Ibadanland with his elevation few weeks ago can be installed any moment after the burial of Late Oba Odulana since there will be no rite to be performed before his ascension to the Olubadan throne.
High Chief Adetunji was promoted to the rank of Balogun Ibadan following the death of High Chief Omiyale from the Balogun line together with other 8 high chiefs about three weeks ago by the late Olubadan.
The 87year old High Chief Adetunji is the founder of three foremost music marketing companies known as Omo Aje Sound Studio, Adetunji Label and Baba Laje Records. Adetunji’s company markets Fuji maestro, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal’s music. The recently-elevated Adetunji became Mogaji (the head of the family) in 1976. He became Jagun Balogun (the first line on the Balogun rung) in 1978.
Already, the two-storey building residence of the Olubadan in waiting at  Popoyemoja area of Ibadan has been besieged by hundreds of well wishers to congratulate him as well as to pay homage with canopies and chairs provided for the guests amidst standby musician entertaining the well wishers.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Protest: Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha LGA Youth In Delta Dissociate Selves From Protest Staged By Ogidiase Quarters Over Farmlands

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON The Secretary-General of the Ogwashi-Uku Youths, Comrade Augustine Nkwo, made the disclosure on Tuesday, dissociating the...

Kaduna Assembly Passes State Legislative Finances Control/ Management Law 2021, 5 Others Into Laws

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON The Kaduna State House of Assembly has on Tuesday September 28, 2021, passed a Bill to...

Breaking! APC Supporters Storm KADSIECOM Office, Protest Kajuru LG Polls Result

*accuse KADSIECOM boss of being card carrying PDP member By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON There is an ongoing massive  protest at the...

Lagos Govt Partner’s Maize Farmers Over Production

By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos The Lagos State Government has said that it is partnering with the Maize Farmers‘ Association of...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Gunmen Kill One During Attack On APC Meeting In Anambra

By; PAMELA EBOH, Awka  Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were on Sunday reportedly attacked by gunmen in...

Court Adjourns Case Between Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic Vs Abdullahi Balarabe

By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria The Kaduna State High Court sitting at Dogarawa, Zaria has adjourned the case between Abdullahi Salisu...

Must read

Anambra 2021: Uba, Soludo Shun First Political Debate, Five Candidates Reel Out Manifestos

By; PAMELA EBOH, Awka  Two main contenders for the Agu-Awka...

A’Ibom @ 34: Vice President Osinbajo To Inaugurate Projects In Uyo

By; PATRICK TITUS, Uyo Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo is...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you