A 28-year-old Dusun man embraced Islam during a ceremony at the Islamic Da’wah Centre, Belait District branch at Jalan Maulana yesterday, in the presence of Assistant Head of the Dakwah Unit Ustazah Hajah Salimah binti Haji Hassan.
Hillary bin Bujang has taken on the name Muhammad Syahmi bin Abdullah Bujang.
He received a gift to mark the occasion, before the ceremony concluded with a Doa Selamat recitation.
Nine have embraced Islam since the start of the year, while last year saw a total of 78 conversions.
To guide new converts, the centre frequently holds religious courses including a 10-day Introduction Guidance Course, 14-day Basic Guidance Course, as well as Advance Guidance Courses 1 and 2.