Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that he wished to live up to 100 or more so as to have more opportunities to celebrate with the Agura of Gbagura, Oba Sabur Bakare, Jamolu II.
Obasanjo Why I Want To Live Beyond 100 Years
Top Gist Portal reports that Oba Bakare received the staff of office from former Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on May 21, 2019, as the 9th Agura of Gbagura in Egbaland.
The monarch while commemorating his anniversary held interdenominational service with believers of all faiths and commissioned a borehole for the community.
Speaking at the interdenominational service held in Abeokuta on Tuesday, Obasanjo, 83, said he wished to be at the 20th anniversary of the monarch.
“I will be here to celebrate your 20 years anniversary with you whether I am invited or not,” the former president said.
“By the time I also partake in celebrating your 20th anniversary with you, if God wishes, He can call me to come and meet Him in heaven because I know by that time, I will be above 100 or more.”
He advised the monarch to propagate unity among traditional rules in Yorubaland.
“There are times that Kabiyesi don’t listen to words and there are times he does listen to words. If we are united, there is nothing we can’t do in Yorubaland and Nigeria as a whole,” Obasanjo added.