High Chief Rashidi Ladoja, former Governor of Oyo State and Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland has said that he was not interested in any crown than that of Olubadan of Ibadanland.
Ladoja said this while speaking to journalists at his private residence in Bodija, Ibadan, the state capital, on Wednesday.
His words: “When I set out to join the race to become the Olubadan, I was focusing on how to become the Olubadan and the only crown I want to wear is that of Olubadan of Ibadanland.
Recall that reports say that the state Governor, Seyi Makinde, approved the promotion of 11 Ibadan High Chiefs to beaded crown Obas.
The report added that Friday, July 7, has been tentatively fixed for the installation, as stipulated in the letter sent to the governor by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun.
Other High Chiefs to be elevated are Balogun of Ibadanland, Owolabi Olakulehin; Otun Balogun, Tajudeen Ajibola; Osi Olubadan, Eddy Oyewole; Osi Balogun, Lateef Adebimpe; Ashipa Olubadan, Biodun Kola-Daisi; Ashipa Balogun, Kola Adegbola; Ekerin Olubadan, Hamidu Ajibade; Ekerin Balogun, Olubunmi Isioye; Ekarun Olubadan; Bayo Akande and Ekarun Balogun, Abiodun Azeez.