In a solemn turn of events, Gbaguraland Abeokuta mourns the passing of its 9th Agura monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Babajide Bakre, Jamolu II.
On Wednesday, June 14, 2023, the revered monarch breathed his last, leaving behind a legacy of leadership and deep-rooted traditions.
The news of his demise has sent shockwaves throughout the community and Ogun State, as people from all walks of life pay their respects to the departed ruler.
Oba Babajide Bakre, Jamolu II, served as a beacon of unity and progress during his reign. His commitment to the development of Gbaguraland Abeokuta was widely acknowledged, as he championed various initiatives aimed at improving the lives of his people.
His demise marks the end of an era and leaves a void that will be difficult to fill. The community now faces the daunting task of finding a suitable successor who can carry forward the Agura’s vision and continue to uplift the region.
As news of Oba Babajide Bakre’s passing spread, tributes and condolences poured in from far and wide. Political leaders, community members, and well-wishers expressed their grief and acknowledged the profound impact the late Agura had on Gbaguraland Abeokuta.
The mourning period has begun, with ceremonies and rituals being organized to honor the departed monarch. The community stands united in its remembrance of Oba Babajide Bakre, Jamolu II, as his spirit joins that of his ancestors, leaving behind a lasting imprint on the history and culture of Gbaguraland Abeokuta