Olubadan Stool: Makinde’s Magnanimity Made Us Resolve All Crises – Ladoja
The Olubadan in Council, on Saturday afternoon, held a closed door meeting with Gov. Seyi Makinde, over the issue of the next Olubadan of Ibadan.
Speaking with newsmen at the end of the meeting, Sen. Rashidi Ladoja, the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan, said that all matters that were causing crises over Olubadan stool had been resolved.
“The governor has been magnanimous to have called this meeting because those of us that said we were not going to meet at all finally met and we have resolved all the matters.
“I can tell you that by next week there wouldn’t be any tension Ibadan again,” Ladoja said.
On the resolution of the meeting, the Osi Balogun said they have resolved on how to settle the pending case in court.
He maintained that none of the council members argued that the Otun Olubadan, Sen. Lekan Balogun “is not the next Olubadan, all of us agreed on that one because that’s our hierarchy.
“I can tell you that Olubadan in Council is one and all is well, we
are happy that the matter has been resolved and we are grateful to Gov Seyi Makinde.
On when to expect the announcement of the next Olubadan, Ladoja said “we have our procedure, now that everything has been resolved, the council will meet and present the candidate to the governor for assent.
“We thank all Ibadan indigenes and lovers of Ibadan for their concerned.”
Ten members of the Olubadan in Council who attended the meeting were Chief Rashidi Ladoja – the Osi Olubadan; Chief Tajudeen Ajibola – Osi Balogun; Chief Olufemi Olaifa – Otun Balogun; Chief Amidu Ajibade -Ekaarun Olubadan and Chief
Lateef Gbadamosi -Ashipa Balogun Olubadan.