FULL LIST: Past Olubadans, years on throne

by Adabanija Kamorudeen

42 Olubadans have ruled the ancient city of Ibadan since Yoruba took over the territory in 1820.

Here is a full list of Olubadans and number of years spent on the throne.

  1. (One year): Lagelu – 1820  
  2. (Six years): Baale Maye Okunade – 1820-1826      
  3. (Four years): Baale Oluyendun Labosinde – 1826-1830  
  4. (Five years): Baale Lakanle – 1830-1835    
  5. (15 Years): Basorun Oluyole Ojaba – 1835-1850  
  6. (One year): Baale Oderinlo Opeagbe Idiomo/Kure – 1850-1851  
  7. (13 Years): Baale Oyesile Olugbode Ita Baale – 1851-1864  
  8. (One year): Ba’ale Ibikunle – 1864-1865    
  9. (Two Years): Basorun Ogumola Mapo – 1865-1867  
  10. (Three Years): Balogun Beyioku Akere Onitamperin – 1867-1870
  11. (One year): Baale Orowusi (Awarun) Kobomoje – 1870-1871  
  12. (14 Years): Aare Oadoke Latoosa Oke-Are – 1871-1885  
  13. (Eight Years): Balogun Ajayi Osungbekun Kobmoje  – 1885-1893  
  14. (Two Years): Baate Fijabi 1 (Omo Babalola) Oritamerin – 1893-1895
  15. (Two Years): Baale Osuntoki Olusun Agbeni – 1895-1897  
  16. (Five Years): Badorun Fajimi (Yerombi) Oranyan – 1897-1902  
  17. (Two Years): Baale Mosaderin Sunlehinmi Oranyan – 1902-1904  
  18. (Three Years): Baale Dada Opadare Mapo – 1904-1907    
  19. (Three Years): Basorun Sumonu Apanpa Isale-Osi – 1907-1910  
  20.  (Two Years): Baale Akintayo Awanibaku Elenpe Bere, Aboke – 1910-1912  

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  1. (Two Years): Baale Irefin (Omo Ogundeyi) Oke Ofa Babasale – 1912-1914  
  2. (11 Years): Baale Shitu (Omo Are Latosa) Oke Are 1914-1925   11
  3. (Five Years): Baale Oyewole Aiyejenku Omo Foko Oke Foko – 1925-1930
  4. (16 Years): Olubadan Okunola Abaasi Alesinloye Isale Ijebu – 1930-1946
  5.  (Three Months): Olubadan Fagbinrin Akere II Oritamerin – 1946-1946  
  6. (Eight Months): Olubadan Oyetunde I Eleta – 1946-1946
  7. (One year): Olubadan Akintunde Bioku Oleyo, Oranyan – 1947-1948    
  8. (Four Years): Olubadan Fijabi II Oritamerin – 1948-1952  
  9. (Four Months): Olubadan Memudu Alli Iwo Gbenla – 1952- 1952  
  10. (Three Months): Olubadan Igbintade Apete Oke Ofa – 1952-1955
  11. (Nine Years): Oba Isaac Babalola Akinyele Alafara – 1955-1964  
  12. (Two Months): Oba Yesufu Kobiowu Oranyan – 1964-1964    
  13. (Six Years): Oba Salawu Akanbi Aminu Adeoyo – 1965-1971  
  14. (Five Years): Oba Shittu Akintola Oyetunde II Eleta – 1971- 1976    
  15. (One year): Oba Gbadamosi Akanbi Adebimpe Odinjo – 1976- 1977    
  16. (Five Years): Oba Daniel Tayo Akinbiyi Elekuro  – 1977-1982  
  17. (10 Years): Oba Yesufu Oloyede Asanike IdiAro – 1983- 1993  
  18. (Six Years): Oba Emmanuel Adegboyega Operinde Isale Ijebu – 1993-1999  
  19. (Eight Years): Oba Yinusa B. Ogundipe Arapasowu I Oranyan – 1999-2007  
  20. (Nine Years): Oba Samuel Odulana Olugade I- 2007–2016  
  21. (Six Years): Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji – 2016–2022  
  22. (Two Years): Oba Lekan Balogun – 2022–2024.

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