The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, will next Friday install Oyo State’s Governor Abiola Ajimobi and his wife, Mrs Florence Ajimobi as Aare and Yeye-Aare of Ibadanland.
The event which coincides with the Governor’s 67th birthday will take place at the Palace of the Olubadan in the central part of the capital city of the state. as which celebration will take place at a yet to be announced venue.
However, a source at the Popo Yemoja Palace of the Olubadan informed that the Friday date given to the Governor may change if the state’s number one citizen decides to change it.
Said our source “Friday is his birthday, if he has other plans for the day, the Palace may decide to change the date. But it is confirmed that he is ready to be installed as the Are of Ibadanland.
The last powerful Ibadan man to occupy this exulted chieftaincy seat was late Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji AbdulAzeez Arisekola Alao.