As the date for the birthday of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji draws nearer, activities have been lined up for the event.
The monarch, who was installed 2 years ago, will be 90 on 26th August, 2018.
90TH BIRTHDAY OF OLUBADAN OF IBADANLAND
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
DATE AND TIME
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018, 10.00 am.
Press conference by Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, former Minister of Sports and Special Duties, and Chairman of Olubadan 90th Birthday Committee.
Olubada Palace, Popoyemoja, Ibadan.
Sunday, August 19th, 2018 12:00noon
Interdenominational Christian Service to be coordinated by Bishop Francis Wale Oke, Christ Life Church, Garden of Victory, Off Olaogun Bus-Stop, Old Ife Road, Ibadan.
Monday, August 20th, 2018, 10am – 12noon
Homage to Olubadan by various groups and individuals at the Palace of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Popoyemoja, Ibadan.
Monday, August 20th, 2018, 3pm – 6pm
Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) Day – Life Tributes to the Olubadan of Ibadanland at the Ibadan House, Oke Aremo, Ibadan.
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018, 9am – 5pm
Distribution of various food items to the needy, by the Olubadan of Ibadanland at the Palace of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Popoyemoja, Ibadan.
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018, 4pm
Film show titled: ‘BALOGUN IBIKUNLE’ By Eleni Films Production at Mauve 21 Events Centre, Adeoyo Bus Stop, Ring, Road Ibadan.
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018, 10am – 1pm
ROYAL WALK, Anchored by Odua Youth Alliance, Designated Routes in Ibadanland.
Thursday, August 23rd, 2018, 9am – 12noon
Public Lecture to be delivered by Prof. Toyin Falola (An Ibadan Indigene) from University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA, on the Topic: ‘ISESE, ASA ATI ESIN- CULTURAL BRIDGES TO OUR DEVELOPMENT AND MODALITIES’ at Mapo Hall, Ibadan.
Thursday, August 23rd, 2018, 10am – 4pm
Medical Outreach to the generality of indigenes and residents of Ibadanland (40) years and above):Tests of Blood Pressure, Blood Glucose, Weight and Medical Counseling at the Designated Centres of all Eleven (11) Local Governments and Fourteen (14) Local Council Development Areas in Ibadanland.
Thursday, August 23rd, 2018, 4 – 6pm
Stage Play Titled: ‘LAGELU’ By Adetunji Faleti Films Production at Mapo Hall, Ibadan.
Friday, August 24th, 2018 9am – 12noon
Visit of the Olori of Olubadan to Orphanages and Charity Homes at Designated Orphanages and Charity Homes in Ibadanland.
Friday, August 24th, 2018, 1pm
Special Jumat Service at Central Mosque, Oja’ba, Ibadan.
Saturday, August 25th, 2018 10am – 1pm
Conferment of Honorary Chieftaincy Titles to Deserving Persons at Palace of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Popoyemoja, Ibadan.
Sunday, August 26th, 2018 9am – 11am
Prayer by the Chief Imam and Alfas of Ibadanland supported by League of Imams and Invited Islamic Clerics across the country to be conducted by Alhaji Daud Akinola, the Aare Musulumi of Yoruba land, Edo and Delta States at the Palace of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Popoyemoja, Ibadan.
Sunday, August 26th, 2018 12noon –6pm
(I) BIRTHDAY RECEPTION
(II)International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan (For Invited guests) and Palace of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Popoyemoja, Ibadan.