Nigerians are very religious and also superstitious people. They often times do not joke with sacred matters and would sometimes do any spiritual leader’s bidding without batting an eyelid.
Religions like Islam and Christianity are the commonly accepted ways of communicating with God in Nigeria but there are some other spiritual movements that have also gained popularity in the country.
Guru Maharaj Ji is a Nigerian spiritual leader who hails from Ibadan, Oyo state. His religious group is known as the One Love Mission or the Divine Love Family.
He is someone who can boast of having a large number of followers. He also claims to have power over all forms of sickness and also has solutions to all the problems plaguing humanity.
Despite his sterling claims about himself, he is quite controversial and has been embroiled in a number of scandals, but that has not stopped his ministry from thriving.
Legit.ng has gathered five interesting facts about the spiritual leader.
1. His real name is Mohammed Ajirobatan Ibrahim and he is also called the Black Jesus by some of his worshippers. He lives in Ibadan, Oyo state.
2. Ji used to study in London before he founded his spiritual group in November 1987. He claimed to have experienced a divine encounter while studying in UK in 1954. According to him he was given a mandate to help rescue Nigerians from poverty and injustice.
3. He once claimed to be representing the interest of the unseen God here on earth because they are one.
4. Guru Maharaj Ji has a temple where people go to worship called the Satguru Maharaj Ji village and it is located on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
5. According to reports, the spiritual leader in his 2019 prophecies revealed the winner of the upcoming presidential elections. He claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari would emerge victorious and people who are not happy about the revelation should visit him to do something about it.
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