Religion: Funke Akindele’s Ex-Husband, JJC Skillz Returns To Islam
Award-winning Nigerian musician, rapper, filmmaker, and ex-husband of Nollywood star Funke Akindele, Abdulrasheed Bello has claimed to have returned to his initial religion of Islam.
On Friday, January 13, 2023, the rapper announced this in a string of posts on his verified Instagram account.
Bello stated he was originally raised in Islam but never practiced it because he adopted his mother’s religion.
In the Posts, he said:
“I was lost but now I’m found O Allah, I ask You for Your pardon and well-being in this life and the next. O Allah, I ask You for well-being in my religious and worldly affairs, and my family and my wealth.
“O Allah, veil my weaknesses and set at ease my dismay, and preserve me from the front and behind and on my right and my left and from above, and I take refuge with You lest I be swallowed up by the earth.
Speaking to Muslims News, JJC Skillz said God had intended for him to convert to Islam.
“My name is AbdulRasheed, and I was born a Muslim. My mother is a Christian, while my father, is a Muslim. I used to attend Islamiyah as a child but I never practiced.
“God intends for me to convert back to Islam. For Allah’s mercy in keeping me alive. I am overjoyed to have rediscovered Islam since it has brought me calm. It has helped me find concentration and direction. I was really lost, but I’m here now,” he remarked.