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ʿAbd al-Wāḥid Jumʿa Ariyibi
(423 words)

b. 1961.


Abubakre (1994), 26 f.


Born in Lagos, grandson of the Olupo of Ajase Ipo, Kwara State, he studied at the Markaz in Agege 1974-81 after completing primary school. He then studied in Saudi Arabia at the Imam Muḥammad b. Saʿūd Islamic University in Riyad (B.A. 1989, M.A. 1992), where he specialized in the teaching of Arabic. After his return to Nigeria he was employed as director of information and publication in the West African Secretariat of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) in Lagos.

He has written Arabic…

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“ʿAbd al-Wāḥid Jumʿa Ariyibi”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 26 March 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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