Africa as a continent is rich in culture and tradition. However, education has made many traditional things seem strange and fetish.
It is no news that most people now prefer to worship foreign Gods rather than the traditional ones. Despite that a few people have still maintained their traditional beliefs.
Briefly.co.za recently came across photos of a young Nigerian herbalist, commonly referred to as babalawo. What makes the photos interesting is the young man’s clean and handsome look.
Most Nigerians are not strangers to Nollywood movies which often portray herbalists as scary people who wear traditional outfits and live in shrines.
This young man, identified as Oluwo Jogbodo Orunmila, is a student of Linguistics at the University of Ibadan. But his education has not stopped him from staying true to his traditional beliefs.
See some of his photos below:
This is quite interesting. Perhaps his good appearance would help stop the stereotype about how herbalists appear in movies.
Meanwhile Briefly.co.za previously reported that a Nigerian herbalist recently shared a video of himself fortifying internet fraudsters.
The herbalist, Ikubor Chinedu, in the viral video he shared on social media, could be seen fortifying an internet fraudster popularly known as 'Yahoo Boy' and encouraging him to continue with his illegal acts.
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