Akuapem Poloo outdoors new Muslim name after converting to Islam

Ghanaian actress and socialite, Akuapem Poloo a few days ago announced that she has converted to Islam.

She shared photos of her transition that was carried by Muslim clergies and Deputy Imam of ASWAJ Ga West and Chief Imam on Nsakina Quran Reciter.

Although the news was greeted with mixed reactions from her fans, the actress, in a follow-up post just a day after her religion switch indicated that she doesn’t owe the world an explanation but only seeks to please her maker, Allah.

Rosemond Brown, better known as Akuapem Poloo, now goes by the name, Haniya Rosemond Alade Brown.

The actress made this announcement on Sunday, August 14, 2022, a few days after converting to Islam.

According to her, she was praying to Allah about her new adopted name, reason it her took some time before going public with the news. Poloo said she takes pride in her name.

In a video that captured her wearing a white hijab, a head covering worn by Muslim women, the actress mentioned that Haniya is translated into English as “happiness, joy and laughter.”

In a separate post she wrote: “Finally I have all the Quran to read and steady so it guides me see the love is too much for me and I promise no turning back so glad one of my wishes has come to pass Alhamdulillah. HANIYA is my new name.

She once again thanked her friends and family who supported and respected her decision after converting from Christianity to Islam.