Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has elevated nine chiefs from the Balogun line.
NewsBreak reports that this is Oba Lekan Balogun’s first official function since his coronation on March 11, which was held at Olubadan’s ancestral Ali-Iwo palace in Ibadan.
The Olubadan urged the newly-promoted chiefs to see their elevation as a call for more service in Ibadan.
His words, “I charge you all to see your elevated positions and the future ones as call to Ibadan duty in particular and humanity in general.
“The elevation calls for more commitment, loyalty and sacrifice, and I pray that our ancestors will back you and grant you the ability to meet up with the demands of your respective titles,”.
The promoted senior chiefs are: Akeem Adewoyin, Abese; Sharafadeen Alli, Maye; Adegboyega Adeniran, Ekefa; Taiwo Oyekan, Agbaakin; Raufu Eleruwere, Aare Alasa) and Emiola Onideure, Ikolaba.
Others are: Arowolo Obisesan, Asaju; Wasiu Ajimobi, Ayingun and Gboyega Modi, Aare Ago.