Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun wants to stamp out the archaic tradition of new kings eating the body of late kings in the state (jije Oba), a form of cannibalism if you may ask me, but the comments I have seen from most people is disheartening and unfortunate.
Some say he should just concentrate on his work as Governor, others believe he's pocknosing on our culture (asa wa), and some have claimed it will backfire spiritually and also make him lose an election in 2023. The antagonism was much and it is clear why ritual killings in Nigeria cannot end.
I don't know Dapo Abiodun and I'm not into politics. However, that new law is brave and worthy of praise. A lot of people do not realize that there's so much link between the fetish or so-called cultural practices in our traditions and the occult. Oh my! Eating the body of a dead king as practised in many Yoruba kingdoms and all sorts of things they do in the secret chambers during coronation and after are the strongholds for demons in many African societies today.
The currency in that realm is blood. Even the Bible book of Leviticus 17:11 confirms that there's life in the blood. That is why all the ritualists 'babalawo' and the fetish powers of protection for your politicians are paid for with blood. The requirements in the demonic world graduate from light blood of birds to goats and rams, to cow, to babies, dead skulls, and humans. It all depends on the height and depth of the spiritual fortress. Our traditional institutions are preserving evil and helping in perpetrating wickedness.
I am still surprised or maybe I shouldn't be that those people who are tired of ritual killings and evil can't see how this can affect us even if they don't like the Governor. Why should we be proud of inappropriate cultures in Africa?
The same cultures and traditions that support cannibalism, killing of twins, and wherein today's Yahoo plus boys and politicians now seek spiritual fortress and financial reinforcement, where fake pastors seek for 'aworo' to get more members and 'afose' for authority.
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