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What is the king of Ibadan called?

What is the king of Ibadan called?

Oba Mohood Olalekan Ishola Balogun Alli has been crowned as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadan land. The official installation of the paramount ruler of Ibadan land held on Friday at the Mapo Hall in the Oyo State capital.

How old is Olubadan of Ibadan land?

Saliu Adetunji

Oba Saliu Adetunji
Olubadan of Ibadan
Born 26 August 1928 Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Died 2 January 2022 (aged 93) Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
House Balogun Line

How old is Lekan Balogun?

49 years (March 3, 1973)Lekan Balogun / Age

Who is Oba Saliu Adetunji?

Oba Saliu Adetunji became the Olubadan of Ibadan, in present-day Oyo State, in March 2016. He was 88 at the time. His advanced age was not unusual because the prominent ancient Yoruba city, and state capital, is known for a system of traditional rulership that conventionally produces old men.

Who is Olubadan of Ibadan land?

Olubadan (Yoruba: Lord of Ibadan) is the royal title of the king of Ibadanland in Nigeria. Ibadan was founded in the 16th century, but the present Yoruba people only took control around 1820.

Is Olubadan a first class king?

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Sunday morning joined his ancestors, aged 93. Sources close to the Olubadan palace said the late monarch died early Sunday, January 2, 2021 in a hospital in Ibadan where he has been receiving treatment.

Is olubadan a first class king?

Who was the first Olubadan?

Baale Maye Okunade
From the first Olubadan, Baale Maye Okunade (1820-1830), there have been about 40 Olubadan. Today, we celebrate the 42nd Olubadan, HRM, Dr. Lekan Balogun.

Who is the first class king in Nigeria?

The Sultan of Sokoto a first class king in Nigeria that is the traditional ruler of Sokoto. He is a direct descendant of the first Caliph of the Sokoto Caliphate, Usman Dan Fodio and as the spiritual leader of all muslim faithfuls in Nigeria, he is known as the Commander of the Faithful or Leader of the Faithful.

Who is the oldest king on throne in Nigeria?

Ọba Sikiru Kayọde Adetọna (born 10 May 1934) is the Awujalẹ of the Ijẹbu Kingdom, a traditional state in Nigeria. He was installed as the king on 2 April 1960, which makes him one of the longest reigning monarchs in Nigeria.

Is Olubadan a king?

Olubadan (Yoruba: Lord of Ibadan) is the royal title of the king of Ibadanland in Nigeria.

Is Olubadan of Ibadan a first class king?

The next to Olubadan and most senior on both lines are the Otun Olubadan and Balogun, who under the Western Nigeria Law are recognised as second class traditional rulers and who are included on the Nigerian equivalent of a civil list as a result.