Isaac Babalola Akinyele

Isaac Babalola Akinyele, KBE (April 18, 1882 – May 30, 1964) was the first educated Olubadan (non-hereditary traditional ruler) of Ibadan, and the second Christian to ascend the throne.

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Isaac Babalola Akinyele - Ebullition
... In 1962 Akinyele's rule was soon engulfed in the turbulent political development in Western Region, Nigeria, the result of which was a growing rift in the Action ... Throughout the entire political crisis, Isaac Akinyele remained aloof, placing himself at the disposal of any peace initiative for which Ibadan was a venue on several occasions ...

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