Mercy Aigbe, a Nigerian actress, has disclosed her new Islamic name in a viral video circulating on social media. The award-winning actress revealed the news during a Ramadan lecture and special prayers event held by her husband, Kazeem Adeoti, over the weekend. During the interview, Mercy Aigbe introduced herself as Hajia Meenah Mercy Adeoti and encouraged Nigerians to call her such.
Internet users have had mixed reactions to the news. Some have praised the actress, while others have condemned her decision to convert to Islam. Mercy Aigbe, on the other hand, expressed her joy and fulfillment, noting that the Ramadan event was her first lecture and an important pillar of Islam.
Mercy Aigbe married Kazeem Adeoti in 2022, and reports of an extramarital affair swirled while she was still married to her ex, Lanre Gentry. However, the actress has denied the allegations, claiming that she has been consistently lied about despite explaining her position and giving her side of the story.
Mercy Aigbe has converted to Muslim and changed her name to Hajia Meenah Mercy Adeoti. The actress announced the news during a Ramadan event hosted by her husband, and the statement elicited mixed responses from internet users.