Oba Lekan Balogun has been handed the staff of office as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadan by the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde.
Naija News reports that the new monarch’s coronation ceremony was held in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
According to reports, the ceremony was officially declared open at exactly 11.14 am with the recitation of the National Anthem, Oyo State Anthem as well as Ibadan Anthem.
Christians, Muslims and the traditional Araba Awo of Ibadanland said the opening prayers.
The guest and well-wishers of the occasion were welcomed by Moshood Ayanyemi, Atookowagbowo who led other Ibadan drummers.
The 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland was ushered into the venue at exactly 11.50 am, after which all the traditional chiefs, Mogajis, religious leaders, leaders of various associations in Ibadanland paid homage to Oba Balogun.