‘I Worship God, I Worship Allah, And I Am Traditionalist’ - Ooni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Says

at 08:28 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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The Ooni of Ife has finally set the records straight on doubts about the religion he identifies with, and this comes almost a year after he called Jesus Christ his ‘father’ and stirred a major controversy online.

Recall that during the thanksgiving of his coronation last July, the Ife monarch knelt and thanked God, and then proceeded to call Jesus Christ his father. That move sent a strong statement  which earned him massive backlash on social media.

Shortly after, the monarch noted that he is unmoved by the criticisms. “I will continue to do it forever and ever. Those who criticised me are ignorant of the supreme power of God Almighty before whom all kings must bow. God is the King of all kings. He appoints kings and dethrones them,” he told Punch.

Now, the Ooni of Ife has added that not only does he worship God in a church, he is also a staunch Muslim and a traditionalist.

Here’s what he said on the Osasu Show,:

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“I Am Not A Christian Alone, I Can Be Called A Muslim Too. I Practice All The Religions Very Well. I Go To The Mosque To Pray. I Go To The Church For Service.

Yes, You Are Correct That I Am A Traditionalist. Yes, You Are Correct That I Was Born A Christian. But The Only One You Didn’t Add Is I Am A Practicing Muslim As Well.

And I Will Tell You Something That People Don’t Understand: Every Religion Is One, But We Have A Different Perspective To These Different Religions, Because God Is One. Unitary God.

And For Me, I Have Been Able To See The Light – That There Is Nothing That Is Demonic In Our Ancient Traditional Religion. Nothing. It Is The Western World That (Demonised It).”


This latest update has stirred major reactions online. While many people have agreed with him, others have also aired their reservations.

“This couldn’t have been said better!!! Kabiyesi o! Ki ade pe l’ori yin, ki bata pe l’ese,” said one Instagrammer @_builda, and another, @orimi_masu, said, “Don’t associate yourself with any other God except almighty Allah. Olorun ase dada fun wa. Aminayarobi.”

What do you think?




ruthie at 08:47 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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STORY FOR THE GODS
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HiddenGenuis at 08:49 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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Woòz... woòbì,
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pricklong at 08:54 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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Good  God is God
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HiddenGenuis at 08:56 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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Wòòz.. wòòbì,
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Haso112 at 09:08 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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Me.... I no dey put mouth for this kind matter... Only GOD knows those that truly worship him.. Some people just carry Christianity for head, while some dey pray five times daily to ALLAH wey dirty on the inside, and then we still get traditionalists wey dey save lives... Make everyone dey do as e sabi.... GOD ONLY KNOWS....!!!
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starzx at 09:10 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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WESTERN WORLD DIDN'T DEMONIZED OUR TRADITION, WE OURSELVES DEMONIZED IT BY USING IT FOR EVIL ACTS .NT EVERY GOD IS GOD.WORSHIP THE GOD THT DNT NEED BLOOD FRM U TO WORSHIP HIM. SOME RELIGION IS KILLING AND VIOLENCE, I PRAY JESUS VISIT U.
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chukkychukky at 09:17 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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YORUBAS DEM NO DEY STRAIGHT DEY ARE NEIGHTER HERE OR THERE
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Otikadinje at 10:01 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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This is what my father calls amulumala, Kabiyesi who dem born reach to say you are wrong sir Grin Grin Grin

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baros2017 at 10:43 AM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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50-50 tribe
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benosky4 at 12:16 PM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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a typical yoruba man is never upright in his believe, he's a confused Oba dancing the beating of cabals expectations instead of his personal conviction.

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osayan1 at 01:37 PM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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I like d man tho,but sir,u can't serve ywo master,choose God is The Almighty
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blesslord at 02:00 PM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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yorubas  can never  forget their are  tradition no  matter  the  religion they worship..they believe in tradition more  than foreign culture, so  i cannot  blame the man because he  is   real   yoruba ..
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Larry28 at 02:03 PM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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 Roll Eyes
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dareper at 08:57 PM, 23/06/2017 (1 year ago)
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I pray that people will be able to "see the light" then they will understand this man.
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