Olubadan was incorruptible, fearless – Tinubu

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GBENRO ADESINA/IBADAN
L-R: Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi; National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; widow of the late Olubadan of Ibadanland, Olori Moriyike Odulana; and former Interim National Chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande, during a condolence visit to the late Olubadan’s residence, in Ibadan, on Sunday.
L-R: Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi; National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Otun Olubadan, High Chief Lekan Balogun; and Otun Balogun, High Chief Owolabi Olakulehin, during a condolence visit to the late Olubadan’s residence, in Ibadan, on Sunday.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described the late Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana, as a fearless and incorruptible monarch.
The APC chief, who showered eulogies on the late Olubadan during a condolence visit to his Monatan, Ibadan, private residence, on Sunday, added that his modest lifestyle is worthy of emulation by the country’s traditional institution.
Tinubu said that Oba Odulana would be remembered for his moral support for the governorship ambition of Ajimobi and his administration’s programmes and policies, climaxing with the conferment of a chieftaincy title of Atunluse on the governor.
He recalled that the late Olubadan did not hide his satisfaction and backing for the Ajimobi-led administration’s urban renewal and operation clean-up Ibadan; a city, he said, was dotted with heaps of refuse before Ajimobi mounted the saddle.
Tinubu said, “Our late Baba lived an exemplary life worthy of emulation by our traditional institution. He was fearless, courageous and incorruptible. We are proud of his Spartan lifestyle and discipline, including that of his children.
“Kabiyesi loved Ajimobi and I can say that he was one of his staunch backers for the governorship ticket. His support for the governor and his programmes, especially the urban renewal …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper