May 28, 2024

The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin has mourned the death of the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Mohood Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade 2nd.

The Royal Father joined his ancestors on Thursday at the University College Hospital, UCH during a brief illness at the age of 82.The Speaker in a condolence message said the late Olubadan lived a great and fulfilled life.

” This is another loss not only to Ibadanland but to Oyo State in general. We lost a great king and a special one at that. Late Oba Sen. Lekan will be greatly missed by everyone of us. Baba’s two years reign was peaceful and eventful.

“Hon Adebo Ogundoyin said Oyo State would miss the elderly and wise counselling of the Royal Father whose proficiency and wealth of knowledge cut across both administrative and political experiences.”

Late Oba Mohood Lekan Balogun was an accomplished academic, administrator, editor, writer and publisher as well as a successful politician.

To sum it up, he was an all round achiever. May the soul of Oba Mohood Lekan Balogun find repose with his creator, Allah.

My sincere condolences to the Government of Oyo State, the people of Ibadanland and the family of the late Olubadan.” Oyo Speaker said

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