Ilorin is escalating into the epic battleground between Muslims and traditionalists (Isese).
Recent incidents are indicative of the religious animosity that began when a traditional worshipper of Obatala, Yeye Ajesikemi Olokun Omolara Olatunji, was prevented from hosting a planned festival for adherents of Isese.
Despite the fact that top police officials intervened, conferred with both Muslims and traditionalists and pleaded for peace, the crisis has persisted….CONTINUE READING
Ilorin, province of Kwara – Madam Efunsetan Abebi Aniwura Olorisha has been remanded to the Oke-Kura Custodial Centre by a court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara state.
Madame Abebi is a distinguished member of the Kwara State Association for Traditional Religion.
On Tuesday, August 1, Legit. ng learned that the Isese leader was denied parole. Her detention was a result of a character assassination complaint filed by one Sheikh Okutagidi and some Muslim believers in Ilorin, the state capital of Kwara.
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Oba Olowu Mechanic, who interviewed Iya Osun in the controversial video that landed her in trouble, was also remanded, according to reports.
The court denied their parole and rescheduled the hearing for Tuesday, August 29.
Ilorin’s Muslims and Isese adherents crisis worsens as police arrest Iya Osun.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that on Monday, July 31, police arrested Madam Efunsetan Abebi Aniwura Olorisha, a prominent member of the Kwara State Association of Traditional Religion, also known as Isese, escalating the conflict between Muslim faithful and Isese adherents in Ilorin.
Iya Osun asserted that Sheikh Okutagidi requested her spiritual assistance during the birth of one of his children, and she aided him.
A Muslim group attacks the home of the Osun priestess and warns against conducting the Isese festival in Ilorin.
Majlisu Shabab li Ulamahu Society in Ilorin, Kwara State, warned an Osun priestess, Yeye Adesikemi Olokun Omolara Olatunji, against organizing the Isese festival in the state, according to Legit. ng.
The group stormed the domicile of the Osun priestess to deliver the warning, claiming that they were sent by Dr. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, the Emir of Ilorin….CONTINUE READING