Egba Economic Summit mourns Agura of Gbagura


The Egba Economic Summit (EES) has commiserated with the entire people of Egbaland over the passing of the Oba Sabur Babajide Bakre, the Agura of Gbagura land.

This is contained in a statement signed by the President of the summit, Chief Shina Luwoye on Thursday in Abeokuta.

Luwoye, is also the Asiwaju Mayegun of Egbaland described the late monarch as a unifier and a promoter of peace among all the components of Egbaland and Ogun state in general.

According to him, Oba Bakre lived a graceful and impactful life just as described his reign as peaceful.

He prayed to God for the repose of his soul, adding that the king will greatly be missed by all.

“What a fulfilling, graceful, impactful and peaceful reign it was for our amiable and respected Agura.

“He is loved by everyone; he carried royalty with grace and honour and he united Egbaland and promoted peace among all the components of this great Egba nation and ogun state in general.

“May he find grace with his creator. We love him but God loves him more,” the statement read in parts.



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