“I’m suffering after converting to Islam” – Akuapem Poloo laments

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Ghanaian actress and influencer, Akuapem Poloo has opened up about her experience in converting from Christianity to Islam and some challenges she has faced along the line.

In an interview with Sammy Kay, she expressed her challenges in embracing to the Islamic religion, which includes some restrictions that contradict her former Christian behaviors.

Poloo stated that her regular attendance to the Mosque has significantly influenced her thinking and behavior, making it inconvenient for her to engage in twerking and others that were once a part of her persona.

As she tries to connect her actions with her newfound religious beliefs, this internal conflict between her past and present self has proven to be a serious struggle.

Despite the challenges, the mother of one acknowledged that embracing Islam has opened doors of opportunity for her.

She expressed deep satisfaction in fulfilling her long-time dream of meeting the National Chief Imam, a highly esteemed figure in the Islamic community.

Through her conversion, she had the privilege in engaging with the Chief Imam and experiencing a profound sense of fulfillment.

Furthermore, Poloo shared a memorable experience where her status as a Muslim garnered her respect and a special invitation to the Suhum Odwira Festival.

This cultural event provided her with a unique opportunity to interact with notable individuals, including the Vice-President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

Watch her interview below;


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