Oba Bakre, 61, who was installed in 2019, reigned for barely four years
The 9th Agura of Gbagura, Oba Babajide Sabur Bakre, has joined his ancestors.
Platforms Africa gathered that Oba Bakre died on Wednesday at a Lagos hospital where he was rushed to after his health condition deteriorated.
Oba Bakre, 61, was installed in 2019 by former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
It was further 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.”