Kingdoms of Nigeria


Olubadan of Ibadan

Olubadan of Ibadan
September 02
13:00 2018
Title: Olubadan of Ibadan
Full Name: Saliu Adetunji
Lineage: Odugade
Coronation: 04-03-2016
Palace: Aremo
State: Oyo
Profile: Saliu was born as the first of 17 children of Raji Olayiwola and Suwebat Amope Adetunji on August 26, 1928 in Ibadan, Oyo State. He grew up learning vocational jobs until he took fashion designing as a means of living after moving into Lagos. While working as a fashion designer, Saliu delved into musical record marketing until in 1960 when he founded his first of three record label imprints called Baba Laje Records which housed notable fuji music acts including Dauda Epo-Akara and Wasiu Ayinde Marshall.

Prior to his coronation as the Olubadan of Ibadan, Saliu Adetunji was the Balogun of Ibadan land.

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