I’m not interested in other crown except Olubadan’s – Ladoja
The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja, has disclosed that he was not interested in any crown than that of Olubadan of Ibadanland.
The former Governor of Oyo State made this disclosure on Wednesday while speaking with newsmen at his private residence in Bodija, Ibadan on the elevation of 11 High Chiefs to the status of beaded crown Oba.
According to the The PUNCH, the state Governor, Seyi Makinde, approved the promotion of 11 Ibadan High Chiefs to beaded crown Obas, and Friday, July 7, has been tentatively fixed for the installation, as stipulated in the letter sent to the governor by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun.
Other High Chiefs to be elevated are Balogun of Ibadanland, Owolabi Olakulehin; Otun Balogun, Tajudeen Ajibola; Osi Olubadan, Eddy Oyewole; Osi Balogun, Lateef Adebimpe; Ashipa Olubadan, Biodun Kola-Daisi; Ashipa Balogun, Kola Adegbola; Ekerin Olubadan, Hamidu Ajibade; Ekerin Balogun, Olubunmi Isioye; Ekarun Olubadan; Bayo Akande and Ekarun Balogun, Abiodun Azeez.
Ladoja said, “When I set out to join the race to become the Olubadan, I was focusing on how to become the Olubadan and the only crown I want to wear is that of Olubadan of Ibadanland.
“I’m not interested in any other crown apart from that of Olubadan of Ibadanland.”