Eight days after the passing away of Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, an anti-religion prayer and preaching programme has been held in his honour, PraizeMedia report.
In a video that emerged online, popular Islamic cleric and the Mufti of Ilorin, Sheikh Farouq Onikijipa was seen preaching to the large crowd about the essence of life as part of the prayer session for the late monarch.Many social media users wondered why an Islamic cleric will preach at a traditional king’s funeral.
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Nigerians react to the video
Social media users have reacted differently to the video, some of them wondered how a Muslim cleric will be preaching at a late traditional ruler’s funeral.
Read comments below:
“I know Saheed Shittu is coming for Baba wa Mufti Ilorin But dis tym around na back to back he go hear from those Great Scholar.”
“Really now? Alfa dey do programme at Alaafin’s funeral. Religious tolerance?”
“There’s something called culture, where did we put it in Yorubaland. I really can’t relate how an Alfa will be preaching at Alaafin’s funeral, what happened to the traditional priests?”