Google originated from Ifa’s existence, says Ooni of Ife

April 10, 2019
157 Views
https://nationaldailyng.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/966-Babe-320x100.gif

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, said that the Google originated from the ‘Ifa’ also known as the oracle.

The traditional leader said that without ‘Ifa’, Google would not have been created.

Ogunwusi said this during the press tour of the tourists sites within the ancient city ahead of the Tourism Innovation and Development Innovation Conference (TIDA) slated for April 24.

The theme of the forthcoming conference is:” Impact of Sustainable Tourism Development and Marketing of Tourism Destinations on Host Communities”.

It was known that ‘ Odu Ifa’ refers to the verses of the literary corpus that are usually consulted by people who believe in its efficacy before embarking on any project or activity.

It is also a West African religion and system of divination

Ogunwusi said that ‘Ifa’ as a form divination was all about sourcing for information and knowledge through traditional consultation.

The traditional ruler said that Google could be regarded as the modern way of sourcing for past information and what was likely to happen in the future too.

He said that ‘Ifa’ originated several thousands of years ago and is seen as the voice of the almighty God referred to as ” Orisa Oke” which is supreme to other lesser gods.

” Without ‘Ifa’, there could never have been the google, so the google is the modern-day version of ‘Ifa’ .

” ‘Ifa’ is all about information, getting knowledge from the Almighty God.

“Whenever you search the google for information or knowledge, you are consulting ‘Ifa’; and without ‘Ifa’, there would not have been the google.”

He said that ‘Ifa’ was still relevant in contemporary time t saying that was why people were still consulting the oracle for information and solutions to their problems.

Ogunwusi explained that if the modern day youths and the educated wanted to know the date of any important event, they would search for it from Google.

‘That is part of the functions that Ifa’ does for its believers and followers; that is the truth but it may sound strange, ” he said.

The Ooni who is the custodian of the Yoruba culture and tradition called on Nigerians to embrace traditional worships peculiar to their communities.

He said that would not stop them from practising other modern religions.

Post Views: 64

https://nationaldailyng.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/966-Babe-320x100.gif

You may be interested

Prophet Oladele Ogundipe’s Genesis Global Church To Hold Harvest On December 18
News
1 views
News
1 views

Prophet Oladele Ogundipe’s Genesis Global Church To Hold Harvest On December 18

Webby - December 6, 2022

Genesis Global Parish, a popular Celestial Church of Christ pastored by highly revered man of God, Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe…

Police nab suspected kidnapper, rescue 2 victims
Crime
22 views
Crime
22 views

Police nab suspected kidnapper, rescue 2 victims

Webby - December 6, 2022

The police command in Nasarawa State, says it has arrested one suspected kidnapper in Jeje Jijipe Village in Karu Local…

Buhari reassures on free, fair, credible elections in 2023
News
8 views
News
8 views

Buhari reassures on free, fair, credible elections in 2023

Webby - December 6, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari, hosting West African Elders Forum Pre-Election Mediation Mission, led by former Sierra Leonean President, Dr Ernest Bai…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.