Metro Nigeria: Two High Chiefs 'Otun & Balogun' Lay Claim to Late Olubadan's Throne


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Two high ranking Chiefs of Ibadanland have laid claims to late Olubadan, Oba Samuel Odulana's throne, saying they're in line to be the next monarch.

While the Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Saliu Adetunji, as the next in rank to the late Olubadan, anticipates his installation as the next Olubadan, the Otun Seriki of Ibadan, Chief Adebayo Oyediji, says he is the ‘‘next Olubadan’’.

Oyediji warned the kingmakers, the Olubadan-in-Council, not to flout what he called a 1989 ruling of the Supreme Court by installing Adetunji as successor to the late Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade, who died on Tuesday at the age of 101 years.


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