Ibadan - The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade, is dead, Premium Times reports.
Palace sources said the monarch died at about 7.30pm on Tuesday in his palace in the Monatan area of Ibadan.
Oba Odugade, who was born on April 14, 1914, became the Olubadan in July 2007.
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It was gathered that palace guards immediately summoned a son of the deceased, Prof. Femi Lana, who also informed some Ibadan high chiefs about his father’s demise.
Oba Odulana mounted the throne in 2007 as the 39th Olubadan. He was the 17th Olubadan since the title was elevated from Baale Ibadan to the Olubadan in 1930.
The first traditional ruler to bear the new title was Oba Okunola Abass who reigned between 1930 and 1946.
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