Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed his wish to live more than 100 years on Tuesday.
President Obasanjo, who is presently 83 years, stated this during the interdenominational service of the first anniversary of the Agura of Gbagura, Oba Sabur Bakare, Jamolu II.
The former president wished to be at the 20th anniversary of the monarch. when he would be 103 years.
Obasanjo said: “I will be here to celebrate your 20 years anniversary with you whether I am invited or not.
“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.
He said: “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 was part of the dignitaries present at the first anniversary of the monarch held in Abeokuta.
Oba Bakare was commissioned by the former governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on May 21, 2019, as the 9th Agura of Gbagura in Egbaland.
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