Nollywood actress, Lola Alao has identified personal conviction about Islamic religion as the reason for her conversion to islam. The actress dumped her former religion, Christianity for Islam and also adopted the name Rhodiat.
Lola converted on Tuesday, July, 19, 2016 at the Academy of Islamic Propagation, Nigeria (ACADIP). The leader of the group Adepoju Yusuf shared the news.
He said: “GLORY BE TO ALLAH ! Join me in Congratulating LOLA ALAO (A Popular Nollywood Actress) She just took the Kalimatu Shaa’dah from me, and chose the name RHODIAT. May Allah give her proper Understanding of Islam, and make her, well grounded in her new Faith, Al-Islam. Aamiyn.
Alao is not the first Nollywood actress to convert to Islam, actress Lizzy Anjorin born Elizabeth Anjorin converted to Islam and have even embarked on holy pilgrimage to Mecca.