Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi the Ooni of Ife has stated that it is not fair to address Osun worshippers as Idol worshippers.
The Ife Monarch made it clear during the annual Osun festival held at his palace on sunday July 26th 2020and he also told people to avoid fake news and follow he precautions laid down to kick the Coronavirus Pandemic out which has ravaged the whole country.
Ooni of Ife said;
“Unlike the way we used to have it in Ife, we were forced to restrict this celebration which is a major festival in Ife. “Our restriction made us to ensure that we don’t create more problems while trying to solve the one at hand. Osun festival as the world knows is the celebration of water and we all know that water is life.
“We’re using this instance to reconnect with our creator through nature to cleanse the world, and especially to end the pandemic. We are remembering our ancestors and it is unfair to call us idol worshipers.”