Trader raises alarm over threat to life in Sagamu


A 67 year old trader, Alhaja Fausat Oyejobi has raised the alarm that cultists were trying to assassinate his son because he refused to be crowned as the next traditional ruler of his home town.

Alhaja Oyejobi gave the hint while speaking on the predicament of her son, Prince Yemi Oyejobi was chosen to be the next Alagura of Agura, Sagamu

The trader spoke during the inspection of the newly renovated Agura palace by some chiefs of the town explained that her son’s travails began four years ago, after the occupier of the throne joined his ancestors.

“My Son who had earlier accepted to be made the Alagura of Agura later turned down the offer after he had gone deep into the preparation preceding his installation because of the sacrifice he had to make, before becoming the King of the town”. The woman added.

She explained that since her son refused the offer, he and his entire household have been living in fear and anxiety as people suspected to be cultists from Agura town continued to send threat letters and telephone calls to them.

Speaking earlier during the inspection, a chief in the town, Oluwambe Kolade expressed disgust at the uncooperative efforts in the area.

He was particularly disturbed that despite moves made by chiefs of the town, the chosen person to the Agura throne, Prince Yemi Oyejobi has not seen reasons with them, as to why he should accept to be the next Alagura.


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