Mercy Aigbe, a talented actress, has been a prominent figure in the Nigerian movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood. She has made headlines by announcing her conversion to Islam.
The news broke out after a video clip surfaced on social media, where Mercy Aigbe was seen revealing her new Islamic name at a Ramadan lecture and special prayers that were hosted by herself and her husband, Kazeem Adeoti, on Saturday.
The video showed Mercy Aigbe wearing a hijab, a headscarf worn by Muslim women, and expressing her excitement at embracing the Islamic faith. She announced, “Insha Allah, my new name is Hajia Meenah Mercy Adeoti. Meenah with the H.” Her husband, who is also a Muslim, was seen standing beside her and smiling proudly.
The news of Mercy Aigbe’s conversion to Islam has sparked a lot of reactions from her fans and followers on social media. Some congratulated her for taking such a significant step, while others expressed their surprise and curiosity about the reasons behind her decision.
However, Mercy Aigbe has not given any specific details about her conversion, and it is unclear whether she has fully embraced the Islamic faith or is just exploring it.
It is worth noting that Mercy Aigbe is not the first Nigerian celebrity to convert to Islam. In recent years, several high-profile personalities have also embraced the religion, including Liz Anjorin, a popular actress, and singer, Saeon Moruda.
In Nigeria, Islam is one of the major religions, with millions of followers across the country. It is a religion that emphasizes on submission to the will of Allah and the worship of one God. Many Nigerians have embraced Islam due to its teachings of love, peace, and brotherhood.
Moreover, Islam has a strong community aspect, where individuals are encouraged to come together for prayer and other religious activities, which fosters a sense of belonging and camaraderie.
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