Alaafin of Oyo, Oni of Ife, Sultan of Sokoto, Emir of Ilorin, Alake of Egbaland, and the Oba Of Lagos have stormed the venue for the coronation of the new Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba saliu Adetunji scheduled for today.
Former Govornors of Oyo State are also on seat: Chief Omololu Olunloyo, Chief Adebayo Alao Akala and Sen. Rasheed Ladoja whose attendance is in double fold as he is among the Olubadan in Council.
The Jagaban of the Federation Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu is here at Mapo Hill.
Globacom has been announced as the sponsor of the epoch making event.
Commenting on Globacom’s sponsorship of the historic occasion, the Chairman, Olubadan Coronation Reception Planning Committee, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja noted that the company had again displayed its unalloyed commitment to the common good of the nation.
“We are delighted that Dr. Mike Adenuga has not forgotten his foundation which was laid in Ibadan land where he lived and schooled before he became an international brand. We appreciate his sense of belonging to the city of Ibadan and the tenacity of purpose which has marked him out as a true Nigerian in word and indeed,” Adedoja stated.