Sheik Gumi Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Sheik Gumi Biography

Sheik Ahmad Abubakar Gumi is a retired Nigerian Army Officer, medical doctor and renowned Islamic cleric and scholar. He is popular for carrying out negotiations between the Nigerian government and bandits in the northern Nigeria. Sheik Gumi was born on 1st October 1960 in Kaduna State. He is the eldest son of late Shaykh Abubakar Gumi.

Sheik Gumi Profile


Sheik Gumi

Real Name

Sheik Ahmad Abubakar Gumi

Date of Birth

1st October 1960


60 years (2020)

State of Origin

Kaduna State






Islamic Cleric

Net Worth


Educational Background

Sheik Gumi attended Sardauna Memorial College (SMC) where he obtained his SSCE certificate. He proceeded to study Medicine and Surgery at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.

Sheik Gumi education

Sheik Gumi studied Islamic education at the Umm al-Qura University where he majored in Islamic Jurisprudence and Tafsir

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Sheik Gumi was enlisted to join the Nigerian Army after he graduated from the university. However, he retired as a captain to further his education on Islamic education.

Sheik Gumi is the Mufti and mufassir at the Kaduna central mosque Sultan Bello. He gives his gives annual Ramadan Tafseer in Sultan Bello Mosque Unguwan sarki Kaduna.

Sheik Gumi and Bandits

Kagara Abduction

In February 2021, not less than 27 students and teachers of the Government Science Secondary School Kagara were abducted and 1 killed by unknown gunmen.

Sheik Gumi was the key person in the negotiation for the release of the abducted school kids and their teachers.

Personal life

Sheik Gumi wife and Net Worth

Sheik Gumi is married with children. He is a Muslim.


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