Ooni Of Ife Imposes Curfew In Ile-Ife For Spiritual Cleansing Against Coronavirus

Date: 02-04-2020 4:42 pm (9 months ago) | Author: Adegbenga Ayinla
- at 2-04-2020 04:42 PM (9 months ago)

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has announced a spiritual cleansing against the ravaging Coronavirus, thereby imposing curfew on the ancient city.

According to a public service announcement made by Chief Oyelami Awoyode, on behalf of the monarch, the curfew takes effect from 8 am on Thursday till 6 pm, warning residents to remain in their homes within the stipulated period.

It explained that the spiritual cleansing would be carried out through the instrument of a deity, known as ‘Oro’ in Yoruba cultural parlance.

It added that the deity is no respecter of any individual irrespective of social status, saying whoever flouts the order would bear a grave consequence.

Meanwhile, some of the areas specifically announced as points of significant attention during the spiritual exercise include, Sabo, Ilare, Iremo, Oja-ife, Ita-Osun, Ita-agbon, Iloro, Ilode, Iwara, Isale-agbara, Arubidi, and Ondo-road among others.

Recall that the revered monarch, recently addressed as world press conference, where he emphasised the potency of some African herbs to cure some dreadful aliments around the globe.

He cited Cuba, a Latin American country as an example of a nation with Africa-oriented culture with enviable achievement in her health sector, which manifested in the role played by the country in the fight against the novel Coronavirus.

Posted: at 2-04-2020 04:42 PM (9 months ago) | Gistmaniac