Lateef Adedimeji Lectures Fans on Religious Tolerance Amid Criticisms Over Video of Him & Sola Allyson

Lateef Adedimeji Lectures Fans on Religious Tolerance Amid Criticisms Over Video of Him & Sola Allyson

  • Actor Lateef Adedimeji seems to have responded to the criticisms that trailed his performance with gospel singer Sola Allyson
  • Lateef, who is a Muslim said his religion doesn’t stop him from relating with Christians or anyone, stressing that every religion preaches love
  • The Nollywood actor urged his fans to worship the God they believe in truth and spirit, adding that they should treat others with love

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Nollywood's Lateef Adedimeji recently went viral on major social media platforms over a video of him sharing the stage with gospel singer Sola Allyson.

A clip from the video showed the moment Lateef, a Muslim, rendered Quran recitations during slow worship, an action which stirred different reactions.

Lateef Adedimeji, Muslim
Lateef Adedimeji says every religion preaches love. Credit: @lateefadedimeji
Source: Instagram

Lateef Adedimeji says every religion preaches love

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In what appears to be a response to critics, Lateef said he would remain a Muslim till death adding that being one doesn’t stop him from relating with Christians.

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He wrote on his Instastory:

“Every religion preaches love. Worship your God in truth and in spirit. May Allah be pleased with you. I am a Muslim and shall die a Muslim. Being a Muslim doesn't stop me from relating with Christians or anyone. Have a good conscience and treat everyone with love.”

See his post below:

Lateef Adedimeji
Lateef Adedimeji says every religion preaches love. Credit: @lateefadedimeji
Source: Instagram

See some of the criticisms that trailed the video of Lateef and Sola Allyson's performance below.

onemotolani noted:

"Lol. You people are attacking Shola Allyson because she worshipped with Lateef Adedimeji, who worshipped in Arabic. The problem here is that you lot exalt religion > spirituality, and that brings separatism and elitism into the conversation."

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t4haryo:

"Lateef Adedimeji should stop that thing he's doing. We Muslims do not have anything like praise and worship. I think he's part of the reasons you hear the Kafirun says yoruba Muslims are the best. Subhanallah."

Lateef Adedimeji opens up on his old vow before marriage

Meanwhile, Lateef Adedimeji in a report via Legit.ng opened up about his love life.

A video of the actor from a public gathering surfaced on social media and captured Adedimeji sharing his story with members of the audience.

The actor recounted how he had made strong vows to rather get killed than find himself taking a fellow movie star as a wife.

Source: Legit.ng

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Olumide Alake (Entertainment Editor) Olumide Alake is a Lifestyle and Entertainment Journalist with 6 years of experience in news media. He holds an awarded certificate from the Editorial CDS during his service year. He has worked with some online media outfits notable are Naijaloaded, Jaguda, Kemifilani. Olumide bagged an award for the best exclusive article at Legit.ng and Best Entertainer Editor 2023. Contact: olumide.alake@corp.legit.ng

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