The Agura of Gbagura in Ogun State, Oba Babajide Sabur Bakre, has reportedly died

Announcing the passing of the traditional ruler through a message from the Administrative Secretary to the Agura Palace, Chief Razaq Obe, the Osi of Egbaland and Balogun of Ibadan Township, Gbagura, Abeokuta, said: “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.”

It was gathered that the monarch’s body had been returned to Abeokuta for burial rites. Oba Bakre, a retired Customs officer, was crowned on May 21, 2019, by former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.

Gbagura is the hometown of Moshood Abiola, the June 12, 1993, presidential election winner.