- Three American men in Yola have converted to Islam
- They were accepted into the Muslim community at the American University of Nigeria mosque
Three American professors at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) have converted to Islam in Yola.
The professors who converted were identified as, Lionel Rawlins, Gabriel Foster and Tristan Porvis. Rawlins is a retired American marine officer and the head of security at the AUN, Foster is the Director of printing press in AUN and Porvis is a senior lecturer at the university.
AUN Chief Imam, Ustaz Dauda Bello, presented the professors to the Muslim community during a Jumat service.
NAIJ.com gathered that Bello administered the initiation prayers to the professors who accepted by the Muslim community.
The professors expressed that they decided to convert to Islam after careful study of the religion. They further said they are now convinced that Islam is the best way of life.
You may recall that NAIJ.com also published the story of a Serbian family of four that converted to Islam a month ago. The parents and their two sons were accepted into the Islam under the supervision of a local imam in Belgrade.
Two young women in Imo state were also reported to have converted to Islam, there has been an increase in the rate at which people all over the world convert from one religion to another.
Some convert from Christianity to Islam others convert from Islam to Christianity, no one has been able to give a reason as to why people choose to convert.
Most people in Nigeria convert when they find salvation in a religion during a time of trouble. There have been cases of Muslim couples who only gave birth after going to church and Christians who also gave birth after going to the mosque.
It could be said that the miracle and salvation people find at a particular place of worship gives them the motivation to convert.
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