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Ogun Monarch, Agura of Gbagura Joins Ancestors

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Ogun Monarch, Agura of Gbagura Joins Ancestors

Sixty-three-year-old Agura of Gbagura, Oba Saburee Babajide Bakre, Jamolu II, has joined his ancestors.

Installed on May 21, 2019, by former Governor Ibikunle Amosun, in the Agura’s palace, Oke-Ido, Abeokuta, the 9th Agura of Gbagura was said to have passed on on Wednesday, in a Lagos hospital.

Administrative Secretary to the Agura Palace, Chief Razaq Adesola Obe, who, in a message, reported in the media, did not give details of his death, but stated that “Osi of Egbaland and Balogun of Ibadan Township Gbagura), Abeokuta has mandated me to inform you that His Royal Majesty Oba Dr Saburee Babajide Bakre Jamolu, 11, the Agura of Gbagura has joined His ancestors today 14th June, 2023.

“May Kabiyesi’s soul rest in perfect peace”, he added.

Sources said his remains have arrived in Abeokuta from Lagos, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

The former Chief Superintendent of Customs is expected to be interned today, according to Islamic rites.

He was of the Egiri Ruling House and
ascended the throne, barely a year after the demise of Oba Halidu Adedayo Olaloko, who reigned from October 18, 1980 to July 12, 2018.

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