Facts About The Meaning Of Abobaku

The Abobaku title was a death trap, as the holder’s life was dependent on the reigning King’s death or survival. But, like other exalted main titles in the kingdom, the position was hotly disputed.

And it was because of the perks that came with the title. The abobaku is thought to be close to the King and to have rights to the king’s wealth. He might even hold rights comparable to those of the King. Depending on the kingdom in question’s cultural customs.

In Yoruba culture Abobaku means someone that’s next to the King and the person will simply enjoying what the King has enjoyed and probably if the King dies his Abobaku will be bury with him.