BY ADEDIWURA OKELEYE
Yoruba actress Lola Alao has converted to Islam.
A Muslim cleric, Alhaji Yusuf Adepoju shared the news on his Facebook page a few days ago.
“Glory be to Allah! Join me in Congratulating Lola Alao. She just took the Kalimatu Shaa’dah from me, and chose the name Rhodiat. May Allah give her proper Understanding of Islam, and make her, well grounded in her new Faith, Al-Islam. Aamiyn.”
Lola Alao also confirmed the news on her Instagram page stating that she was originally from a Muslim home and was only going back to her roots.
The actress wrote:
“Salaam alykun to all my wonderful friends and fans, May almighty Allah grant u all your heart desires. i just want everyone to know that i was born in to a Muslim home my late father’s name is Lasisi Alao, so i reverted back to my root through Alhaji Yusuf Adepoju (Acadip). May almighty Allah bless him and all my wonderful friends and fans…. Thanks love you all.. Rohdiat Omolola Alao Ajibola.”
Liz DaSilva, Mojisola Olaiya, Liz Anjorin and Laide Bakare are some of the actresses that have also changed religion at one time or the other.