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Ifaniyi Akinsede, the Odofin of Ijo Orumila Ifakoseunti has revealed the four important things the oracle expected its worshippers to adhere strictly to.
Akinsede who spoke during a special service lined up for the Ifa traditional celebration in Ogun state listed patience, trustworthy, good behaviour and daily worshiping of oracle as key things Ifa worshippers must take note.
The Odofin disregarded the claim that Ifa worshippers are into illegal ritual activities.
He stressed that worshipping of Ifa is a also a religion like Islam and Christianity.
Speaking on the topic: “what did God want”, Akinsede stressed that it is important for the Ifa worshippers to take cognizance of the four important things the oracle has listed for them.
He also charged worshippers to be trustworthy and be a good example of Ifa preachings.
He further urged them to abstain from bad behaviour and evil deeds which many have tagged Ifa worshippers to be.
He added, “you need to be trustworthy, and make worshipping of Ifa first thing you do every morning.
“You need to be patient, and have good behaviour so that people outside can love the religion through you.
“Always be a good ambassador of the Ifa preaching and let people know that traditional religion is the best.”
At the special service which was held at Ijo Orumila Ifakayejo in Itoku area of Abeokuta, the state capital.
At the Special service, there were singing and praises from the book of Ifa.
Also present were Ifalola Alawode, who is the chairman of the Ijo Orumila; Ifaseyi Asegongo, Baba Igbimo Ifakoseunti; Ifaniyu Surulere, Erinmi Ijo Orunmila worldwide; Ifadairo Olowokere, Adifase Ijo Orunmila afi adura jagun.