A SENIOR citizen couple of Dusun descent from Jalan Kuala Ungar, Kg Rambai, Tutong, Awang Pangkat bin Bamban and spouse, chose Islam as their new way of life in a ceremony that took place at their child’s residence.
Awang Pangkat, 78, chose Muhammad Pangkat bin Abdullah Bamban, while his spouse Dayang Munting binti Sidek chose Siti Hawa binti Abdullah Sidek as their Muslim names.
The ceremony was enlivened with Dikir Marhaban by Muslimah group of Kg Telisai and Perpindahan Kg Bukit Beruang.
Present was Legislative Council member YB Orang Kaya Maha Bijaya Awg Haji Othman bin Uking who gifted the couple with a souvenir.
According to statistics by Tutong District Dakwah Unit Office, from January this year, 98 people have accepted Islam, and Dusun ethnic group’s people top this list.