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What You Need To Know About Sheikh Umar Balarabe

Sheik Umar Balarabe was one of the most renowned and learned Islamic scholars popularly known as (malaman Zaure), in Kaduna state as well as in northern Nigeria.

He spends most of his precious life serving Islam and Muslims community in Hayin Banki kawo Kaduna state, and famous Zaria city which is know as the city of knowledge where he was born.

Sheik Umaru Balarabe specialized in Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh), Arabic, and Hadith of the holy prophet (sawa). According to reliable sources close to the late scholar, he had written many Islamic books manuscript which are yet to be publish, the books manuscript consists of different branches of Islamic knowledge.

Many famous Islamic scholars in Kaduna state, kano and other part of the northern Nigeria study Sunni Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) under him, few of them I know were as follows:

a- Sheik Sunusi Gumbi

b- Sheik Dangungu

c- Sheik Adam Shukra Kawo.

And many more famous Islamic scholars which I don't really known and not mention here also study under him.

Sheik Umaru Balarabe Passed away on Tuesday 14/07/2020 after an illness. He was buried at Zaria city yesterday 15/07/2020 according to the Islamic rite.

The scholar had many children and grand children, who had also became famous Islamic scholars, as well as serving in federal civil service and Kaduna state civil service.

Among them were:

1-Sheik Mu'azu Umar Balarabe who served as an Islamic scholar in H/Banki Kawo Kaduna and work in Kaduna state University (kasu)

2- Yahaya Umar Balarabe of Federal Radio Nigeria Kaduna and many more.

May his soul rest in perfect peace, and may Allah produced more of his kind in Nigeria, Africa and the world in general. Amen.

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Islam Nigeria Sheik Adam Shukra Sheik Sunusi Gumbi Sheik Umaru Balarabe


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