Biography of Ahmad Abubakar Gumi

Ahmad Abubakar Gumi is an Islamic cleric, scholar and former military officer with the rank of captain in the Defence Academy (NDA), he is the current Mufti and mufassir at the central mosque Sultan Bello.
Ahmad Gumi is the eldest son to late Shaykh Abubakar Gumi, he was born in Kaduna state.
Ahmad Gumi attended Sardauna Memorial College (SMC) for his senior secondary education, then he was admitted into the Ahmadu Bello University to study medicine[citation needed], after his graduation he was enlisted into the Nigeria Defence Academy.
Gumi resigned from military service at the rank of Captain and moved to Saudi Arabia to further his Islamic education at the Umm al-Qura University where he studied Islamic Jurisprudence and Tafsir[citation needed].
His colleagues at the university included Abdur-Rahman As-Sudais, Saud Al-Shuraim. He also gives annual Ramadan Tafseer in Sultan Bello Mosque Unguwan sarki Kaduna.
He served in the Nigerian Defence Academy as a military officer, and retired at the rank of captain

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