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All Set For Olubadan Lekan Balogun To Be Buried By 4pm Friday

Oba Mahood Olalekan Balogun
Oba Mahood Olalekan Balogun

The late Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun will be buried according to Islamic rites on Friday, March 15, 2024.

The family announced the burial will take place at his Aliiwo ancestral home in Ibadan, Oyo State capital.

The late monarch, who reigned for two years, joined his ancestors at  81 on Thursday evening at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, after a brief illness.

The late monarch’s younger brother, who is the Baba-Kekere Olubadan, Kola Balogun, made the announcement on behalf of the family.

It was contained in a statement by the deceased’s Personal Assistant (Media), Oladele Ogunsola.

He said: “Oba Balogun would be buried at his Aliiwo ancestral home by 4pm on Friday (today), according to Islamic rites. The State Governor, Seyi Makinde, though already verbally informed, would be formally notified early this morning.”

He added: “Aged 81, the late monarch was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning having stayed indoor throughout Tuesday on account of slight malaria fever, though, he was hale and hearty on Monday during which he personally received a few guests that paid him congratulatory visits on his second anniversary on that day.”

Credit: thenationonlineng.net

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