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Amosun Presents Staff of Office to New Agura of Gbagura

Amosun Presents Staff Of Office To New Agura Of Gbagura

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has presented the staff of office to the new Agura of Gbagura, Oba Saburee Babajide Bakre in Abeokuta, the State capital, with a charge on him to accelerate the pace of development in Gbagura land.

Speaking at the Agura Palace, Amosun said, “in performing this task, you will need the cooperation and support of your people. I implore you to be the father of all, irrespective of their political, religious, and social inclinations”.

He charged him to extend hands of love and fellowship to all those who competed with him for the stool, and deploy his vast managerial and leadership experience to effect speedy reconciliation amongst the people, saying, no meaningful development could occur in an atmosphere of strife.

While admonishing him to see his appointment as a call to service, the Governor enjoined the Monarch to concentrate on mobilizing his subjects to complement the initiatives of the Mission to Rebuild the State, enjoining the people of Gbagura to throw solid support behind the new Oba.

Amosun added that the accolades that greeted the declaration of Oba Bakre revealed that his appointment enjoys the overwhelming support of the people, noting that this showed that the nomination and selection processes that produced him followed due process prescribed by the Chiefs Law, Laws of Ogun State of Nigeria, 2006.

In his welcome address, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Jide Ojuko, urged Oba Babajide Bakre to carry his people along, secure and give listening ears to his people, while praying that all good things shall come to the land.

The newly installed Agura of Gbagura, Oba Saburee Babajide Bakre, in his acceptance speech, appreciated the unwavering opportunity, support and trust reposed in him by the people, attributing his installation to serve them and take Gbagura to an enviable position.

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