One of the most trending social media topics today, Saturday, April 28, 2018, is the “death of Sat Guru Maharaj, a controversial Ibadan-based priest.
The rumour of his death first appeared on Africa’s largest forum, Nairaland, where a user claimed “a reliable source from Ibadan just told me that Guru Maharaj is dead.”
Is Sat Guru Maharaj dead?
His spokesman Ojo Peter has called it a rumour in a statement titled, “Maharaji is alive and not dead”
He said the rumour was a mischievous attempt concocted by disgruntled elements, who not satisfied with Guru Maharaj’s stand on some pubic issues.
“The rumor of the death of Maharaj Ji was concocted by some people who have found it difficult to silence him from telling the truth about happenings in Nigeria and the world at large. The news of the death of Maharaj Ji is not only false but one that was mischievously concocted by some disgruntled elements.
“They want to use the false news to cause disaffection among numerous members of the One Love Family, Nigerians and the world at large but Maharaj Ji has already exposed them for who they are. Such news will never stop Maharaj Ji from saying the truth he is known for.
“We use this medium to tell the whole world that Maharaj Ji is hale and hearty. People of the world should disregard such false information as Maharaj Ji himself has spoken on the rumour of his death to people who called him from Nigeria and abroad.”
Guru Maharaj’s wikipedia profile is yet to be updated at the time of press.