The 9th Agura of Gbaguraland , Oba Babajide Sabur Bakre, Jamolu ii has joined his ancestors.
It was gathered that Oba Bakre died on Wednesday at a Lagos hospital where he was rushed to after his health condition deteriorated.
A source close to the palace who pleaded anonymity confirmed the incident.
Oba Bakre, 61, was installed in 2019 by former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
It was further also gathered that the remains of the Monarch arrived Abeokuta on Wednesday night, for possible internment on Thursday, according to Islamic rites.
A message from the Administrative Secretary to the Agura Palace, Chief Razaq Adesola Obe reads, “The 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 ‘soul rest in perfect peace.”