Of late, it has nearly turned into a pattern for Nigerian performers to relinquish the religion they grew up with and change to another. Islam is by all accounts the last goal for a large portion of these actors and they even arrange trips for themselves as a gathering on journeys to the Holy Land of Mecca.
1. Moji Olaiya
Moji was destined to Christian guardians, her dad being the amazing Nigerian artist Victor Olaiya. She was raised in Christian ways despite the fact that her mom was a Muslim before changing over to Christianity.
She finished changing over to Islam in the wake of enduring a couple of conjugal burdens. Moji has been hitched twice and the two relational unions stopped.
The single parent of one expresses that Islam gives her more power and internal quiet.
In one of her meetings, she confessed,”Honestly, Islam is a tranquil religion. The angle I cherish most is that you needn’t bother with any minister to draw nearer to God. You don’t generally require anyone to petition God for you.
You can generally implore individually and Almighty Allah will answer your supplication with no go-between. I have been doing that since I turned into a Muslim and it has dependably worked for me.”
2. Vivian Metchie
Nollywood star, Vivian was destined to Catholic dad and a Deeper Life Mother. She wedded a man who was an individual from the Redeemed Church yet the marriage in the long run fizzled abandoning her with four kids.
As per her, she exchanged religions on the grounds that at a point in time, she got befuddled as different Christian temples had something terrible to state around each other. Clarifying her activities, the screen diva stated, “It is an individual choice. I comprehend the Koran more than the Bible… I was presumably searching for harmony. Definitely! That was what I was searching for and I discovered it in the Koran.” Vivian adopted the name Fareedah as her muslim name and as per her, her folks were steady of her choice to switch religions.
3. Liz Da Silva
Prevalent performing artist, Liz Da Silva was known to be a Christian up until the time she purportedly had a youngster for previous NURTW Oshodi manager, Musiliu Akinsanya otherwise called MC Oluomo. At the point when things did not work out between them, she wedded a Muslim man named Olaoye. Due to the introduction of her child, Roheem and her new family, Liz turned into a Muslim and received the name Aishat.
“On the off chance that you need to realize I have a decent association with my child’s dad and that is the reason I needed to change over to Muslim and got another name Aishat before the infant was named. I am a Christian, however I needed to change over to Islam in view of my child,” Liz Da Silva uncovered in a meeting.
4. Lizzy Anjorin
Lizzy, genuine name Elizabeth Anjorin is an easily recognized name similarly as Nollywood is concerned. She was raised in a Christian family anyway she discovered comfort in Islam.
In 2013, she turned out to state completely that she is a Muslim and not long after her disclosure, she flew off to Mecca for Hajj.
Tending to her confidence to pundits, Lizzy clarified that she has dependably had connections to the Muslim world making a decision from the way that her mom is a Muslim.
She once said in a meeting, “In spite of the fact that my name is Elizabeth, which is the Christian name my father gave me since he was a Christian. Then, I additionally have a Muslim name, Aishat, given to me by my mom, who was a Muslim.
Also, some from my mom’s relatives likewise named me Sekinat. Even my little girl’s name is Rufaidat. So, I developed with the two religions.”
She included, “Islam has been in me for long. I just kept it to myself. It is my private life.” However, certain unsubstantiated sources recommend that her transformation occurred after an association with a certain Alhaji in Lagos.
5. Laide Bakare
Super performing artist, Laide Bakare was Christian up until the time she left her Christian spouse and began dating a supposed cash pack in Lagos named Alhaji Tunde Orilowo affectionately alluded to as ATM. Laide needed to change over to Islam in the wake of wedding him and turning into another of his spouses.
6. Lola Alao
Light complexioned Lola Alao is the most current proselyte nearby. Her change to the tent of Islam was broken by an Islamic researcher on Facebook and she will currently be known as Rohdiat. An examination of her Instagram page demonstrates that she currently conveys welcome for the sake of Allah.
In 2013, Alao married Wale Ajibola, her second spouse, in the United States after her marriage to Dare Ogunlana arrived at an end in 2008. According to sources, her first marriage slammed after allegations of unfaithfulness and interest acts surfaced.