Muslims rejoice as Iya Osun converts to Islam a few days after she was released from prison for defaming an Islamic cleric

In a surprising turn of events, Madam Efunsetan Abebi Aniwura, popularly known as Iya Osun, has converted to Islam shortly after her release from prison.

Recall that was arrested on July 31, following a complaint lodged by Alfa Abdulsalam Baba Tonile Okuta-Agidi and some other Muslim clerics in Kwara state.

She was later release on bail a few days ago.

Following her release, Madam Efunsetan visited the Islamic cleric she defamed and use the moment to publicly declared her conversion to Islam, adopting a new faith

Watch the video below:


This decision has been met with mixed reactions from the public, with some applauding her embrace of Islam, while others view it as a surprising development.

See reaction below:

AlhamduliLah…. I’m very happy for this women, May Allah forgive her.


– Alhamdulilah, adupe fun baba was okutagidi ati baba wa maolana sheikh solih sebitimoh, may almighty ALLAH increase u in wisdom..

– Gbogbo ile Okutagidi oni di ahoro, Ola Anabi

– Honestly am crying here also… Am sincerely happy 😊😊😊😊

Recall that Madam Efunsetan Abebi Aniwura aka Iya Osun, released from a correctional facility in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Publisher of SaharaReporters and politician, Omoyele Sowore, made this known via a statement on his Facebook page, Tuesday.

He wrote,” #Freetaniolohun. Iya Osun granted bail in Ilorin, Kwara State. Two sureties with N200,000 affidavit of means. Keep them on their toes for the sake of justice.”

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