Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara Biography, Net Worth, Age, Education, Career, Blasphemy, And Family

Who Iis Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara?

Abduljabbar Nasuru Kabara Abduljabbar is a controversial Nigerian Islamic cleric and a Qadiriyya scholar that was based in Kano, State Nigeria. He was accused of blasphemy towards the Islamic prophet Muhammad, He is the son of Nasuru Kabara, the former leader of the Qadiriyya sect of West Africa, He is a junior brother to Karibullah Nasir Kabara the successor of their deceased father Nasuru Kabara.

Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara Age

Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara is 53 years old (as of 2023). He was born February 7th, 1970 in Kabara town in the city of Kano State, Nigeria.

Early Life

Abduljabbar was born February 7th, 1970 in Kabara town in the city of Kano State, Nigeria, to the family of the well-known Qadiriyya leader of West Africa Sheikh Nasir Kabara, His mother’s name is Hajiya Hafsah Adussamad, He is a brother to the current Qadiriyya leader of West Africa known as Qaribullahi Nasuru Kabara, his brother has been overseeing the Qadiriyya Movement in Nigeria since the death of their father, Sheikh Nasir Kabara in the year 1996.

Education

He attended Ma’ahad School just like everyone else from the Kabara family, He went further to continue his education at Aliya and ATC Gwale, later on, He moved to Iraq to expand his studies, but according to Abduljabbar, he said he got most of his education from his father for almost 25 years of his life.

Islamic Faith

Throughout Abduljabbar’s life, he was well recognized as a Qadiriyya supporter and a scholar by Muslim communities in Nigeria, following the footsteps of his father, later on around the year 2020 to 2021.

He expressed his belief as a Shia believer during an interview with BBC Hausa, saying “after a thoroughly long time research which I have made by myself, I realized that Shi’a has more scriptural evidence over Sunni Islam in that aspect” He said, “I will not bother myself if you call me a Shi’a, but I’ll be concerned with calling me a Sunni”.

Personal Life

He is a son of Nasuru Kabara and Hajiya Hafsah Adussamad, He is married with children. He likes tourism to countries like Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Russia, Syria and the United Arab Emirates.

Islam Debate

Abduljabbar was accused many times of blasphemy towards Muhammad, some of the companions of Muhammad, to Ahl al-Bayt (relatives of Muhammad), according to Abduljabbar, some hadith narrated by Anas Ibn Malik, Bukhari and Muslims are accusations towards Muhammad, which he Abduljabbar is now gauging the Hadith as hoax and charges towards Muhammad, he is now disputing the Hadiths, and the context of the accusations.

According to Abduljabbar, He is objecting those hadith narrated by Bukhari and Muslims not supporting them, whenever Abduljabbar is preaching, giving fatwa or giving an Islamic sermon during Jumu’ah congregation.

He use to make it clear by challenging everyone, saying that he seek a legal Islamic verdict debate against any Nigerian Islamic scholar who is voluntary to give Islamic scriptural evidence, which will serve as an Islamic evidence that what he is saying about the Hadiths are false, although many Kano and Nigerian Islamic scholars are disputing the existence and the wrong statements of the Hadiths given by Abduljabbar respectively, he asserts he wants a mukabala (Islamic debate) eye to eye.

Abduljabbar was held captive by Kano State Government, after the Kano State Islamic scholars from Izala Society, Salafiyya, Tijaniyyah and Qadiriyya reported Abduljabbar to the state government, explaining “They have come along with nine blasphemy which was stated by Abduljabbar in his preaching towards Muhammad in video and audio format, which will serve as a reference that Abduljabbar is making blasphemy towards Muhammad, and that if care is not taken, the blasphemy will lead to Islamic bloodshed and chaos in the State”, the state government agreed to take part in the issue, the government decided that Abduljabbar will be put to justice, but before then, the Kano State government wants to rationalize the matter to give Abduljabbar an opportunity which he always seeks to have a debate, to illustrate his scriptural proof, so that to see if what he is saying is really right, which will let him go free without any charges.

On 10 Saturday, July 2021, the government of Kano State officially organize the debate between him and four young Islamic sheikhs as representatives from Izala Society, Salafiyya, Tijjaniyya and Qadiriyya, in the person of late Sheikh Mas’ud Mas’ud Hoto representing Qadiriyya sect. Dr Rabi’u Muhammad Umar Rijiyar Lemu represents Salafiyyah, Abubakar Mai Madatai represents the Tijjaniyya sect and Kabir Bashir Kofar Wambai represents the Izala sect.

Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara

The debate was chaired by Professor Salisu Shehu from Bayero University Kano, also under the watch of the Commissioner for Religious Affairs Kano State, the chairman of the debate Professor Salisu Shehu declared that Abduljabbar did not answer a single question asked by the other scholars, He said: “Abduljabbar judged questions by giving irrelevant information or saying there’s no time to make references from the over five hundreds books which He brought to the debate, although he has assistants to assist him, while the other scholars have given references and answers to Abduljabbar’s questions directly”.

Criticism

Abduljabbar was reckoned as one of the most controversial Muslim scholars in Kano State, He was accused by the majority of Nigerian Islamic clerics for making Blasphemy against Muhammad’s Companions indirectly and Muhammad himself, the blasphemy caused a lot of feuds and objection from Nigerian Islamic scholars from Izala Movement in Nigeria, Salafi movement and the rest of Ɗarika clerics, especially his brother Qaribullahi Nasuru Kabara who opposed his entire Fatwa and said his fatwa has nothing to do with Qadiriyya.

As a result of the blasphemy and probability of commotion, the Government of Kano State under the leadership of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje closed his Mosque and banned Abduljabbar from teaching and making Da’awah in the entire state of Kano.

Abduljabbar during an interview with BBC Hausa said the act of the Kano State government banning him is injustice. The state government renounced the demolishment of Abduljabbar’s school in the State after a rumour they have heard in the State.

Many Nigerian Islamic scholars said Abduljabbar led many Muslim people astray.

Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara Imprisonment

On 17 July 2021, he was imprisoned because of blasphemy towards Muhammad.
On 15th December 2022, the upper Shari’a Court in Kano sentenced Abduljabbar to death by hanging after he was found guilty of blasphemy against the Prophet Muhammad.

Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara Net Worth

Abduljabbar Nasuru Kabara’s net worth is estimated to be about $500,000 US Dollars.

FAQ About Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara

Who Is Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara?

Abduljabbar Nasuru Kabara Abduljabbar is a controversial Nigerian Islamic cleric and a Qadiriyya scholar that was based in Kano, State Nigeria.

What Happened To Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara?

He was accused of blasphemy towards the Islamic prophet Muhammad, He is the son of Nasuru Kabara, the former leader of the Qadiriyya sect of West Africa, He is a junior brother to Karibullah Nasir Kabara the successor of their deceased father Nasuru Kabara.

How Old Is Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara?

He is 53 years old.

Where Is Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara From?

He is from Kabara, Kano State Nigeria.

Conclusion

That’s everything for now about Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara. More information about the Islamic cleric will be published later.

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