There was a mayhem at Idi Omoh Mosque, Ilare, Ile Ife, Osun State on Thursday evening when the ‘Oro’ worshipers attacked the Imam of the mosque and other Muslims present during their evening prayer.

It was gathered that the  incident occured when the Muslims were about to observe their Salatul Asr around 4:30pm on Thursday.

From an eye witness account,Mr. Bashir AbdulAzeez, “We were about to observe our Salatul Asr when the Oro worshippers met us outside doing our ablution.”



“They attacked us and told us to move away. Before we could explain anything, they have started to beat our Imam and Muslim sisters and brothers. They invaded the mosque and destroyed the Quran and other properties”.

The Imam, Abdul-Lateef Adediran, AbdulWahab and five other Muslims have been receiving treatment at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife.

It was reported that there was Oro worship in Ile-Ife on Thursday,which later degenerated to a clash of religious differences where score of Muslim faithfuls were wounded and now recuperating at OAU Teaching Hospital complex in Ile-Ife.



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