Here is the biography of Sheikh Gumi with untold facts you need to know about the retired Nigerian army officer.
Gumi is popular in the county due to his role in negotiating with the Nigerian government and the bandits in the northern part of Nigeria.
Sheikh Gumi Biography
Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, born October 1, 1960, better known as, Sheikh Gumi, is a former Nigerian military officer, medical doctor, Islamic cleric and scholar.
Gumi is widely known for carrying out investigations between the Nigerian government and bandits in the north.
Early Life and Education
Gumi was born into the family of late Sheikh Abubakar Mahmud Gumi and Maryam in Gumi local government, Zamfara State.
He is the eldest son among many siblings whose name has not been disclosed.
Sheikh Gumi’s father was an Islamic scholar and Alkali (judge) of Gummi during his days.
He attended the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University where he graduated with a degree and became a certified doctor.
Gumi studied fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) at the umm Al-Qura University in Mecca, Saudi Arabia where he obtained his PhD.
After graduating from the University, he joined the Nigerian Army and retired at the rank of Captain.
He is the Mufti and mufassir at the Kaduna central mosque Sultan Bello.
Sheikh Gumi is known as the only person who negotiates with the northern bandits and the Nigerian government.
Sheikh Gumi Net Worth
Dr. Sheikh Gumi is a popular Islamic scholar and medical doctor. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Sheikh Gumi Wife
Sheikh Gumi is married with children, however the name of his wife has not been revealed.
The former military officer decides to keep his family presence out of the media.