IBTE student embraces Islam

Hakim Hayat

A conversion ceremony for a student of Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) was held at the Surau of the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) Headquarters in Jalan Gadong yesterday.

Nickson @ Tong Kuo Ang, 18, chose the name Muhammad Nur Aqil bin Abdul Hadi Tong, following the conversion ceremony conducted by Islamic Da’wah Centre officers.

Commissioner of Police Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohammad Irwan bin Haji Hambali was the guest of honour.

Following the Syahadah declaration, the Dikir was recited and the guest of honour and other guests sprinkled scented flowers on Muhammad Nur Aqil.

ABOVE & BELOW: Muhammad Nur Aqil bin Abdul Hadi Tong during the conversion ceremony; and Commissioner of Police Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohammad Irwan bin Haji Hambali witnessing the event. PHOTOS: HAKIM HAYAT