AYEFELE SPEAKS ON ALLEGED CONVERSION TO ISLAM

Gospel Tungba crooner, Yinka Ayefele, hosted Muslim faithfuls to a Ramadan lecture sparking rumours about his convertion to Islam

The renown Christian gospel singer has finally swiftly to the allegations and explained the situation

Shortly after gospel Tungba crooner, Yinka Ayefele, hosted thousands of fasting Muslim faithfuls at a Ramadan lecture this Tuesday, rumour about his alleged convertion to Islam spread like wildfire

Actor Lateef Adedimeji and co-anchor of Yinka Ayefele Ramadan Lecture

In a swift reaction to the conjectures supported by various media resources, Mr Ayedele released a refuting statement through his publicist David Ajiboye.

The statement reads in part: “We believe the rumour must have emanated from the annual Ramadan Lecture, which Fresh 105.9FM, owned by Ayefele, organized on Tuesday, in Ibadan.

Our station, Fresh 105.9FM had invited popular Islamic preacher, Alhaji Muideen Ajani Bello, as the Guest Preacher at our annual Ramadan Lecture which had over 4,000 people in attendance and because of this, some naive minds went to town to spread the rumour about Ayefele’s conversion.”

The station positions itself as open for each and everyone regardless of religion, race or colour, it adds: “We believe its part of our social responsibility to organize such a spiritual rebirth programme to sensitize our Muslim listeners on the ideals of Islam most especially in this holy season.”

Nigeria, the largest African country by population (over 182 million in 2015), is nearly equally divided between Christianity and Islam though the exact ratio is uncertain.