“My new name is Hajia Meenah” – Mercy Aigbe converts to Islam
Popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has revealed her Islamic name at a Ramadan lecture and special prayers hosted by herself and her husband, Kazeem Adeoti.
The Ramadan lecture was held on Saturday in a hall with clerics admonishing the crowd, including Femi Adebayo, Adebayo Salami, Fathia Balogun, Kemi Afolabi, and other celebrities.
Mercy Aigbe, dressed in long white gown, was seen by her husband’s side and welcomed guests into their event at other times.
The actress made her new religion known in a video interview at the event, where she introduced herself in her new faith.
In her words, “My new name is Hajia Meenah Mercy Adeoti. Meenah with an H”.
The viral interview sparked mixed reactions among internet users while some hailed her courage, others wondered why she would abandon her first faith because of a man.