The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has sent his best wishes to the newly-appointed 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, Lekan Balogun.
WuzupNigeria reported that Balogun's appointment as the Olubadan was confirmed by the Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Monday.
Buhari's congratulatory message was contained in a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled ‘President Buhari congratulates new Olubadan of Ibadanland.’
“The President believes that the dedication of High Chief Balogun, the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, in diligently serving his people has rightly earned him the new position.
“He trusts that the appointment of the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, which validates the noble and cherished tradition of Ibadan people in selecting a traditional leader, will bring peace and prosperity to the land and continued honour to the crown,” the statement read.