Popular Nigerian Islamic Scholar with 97 wives dies. 


The Islamic Scholar, Alhaji Abubakar Bello Masaba who has 97 wives was confirmed dead on Saturday, 28 January. 

Alhaji Abubakar Bello Masaba

Masaba, 93 was announced to be dead after he reportedly slumped twice on Saturday morning, 28 January, 2017. 

According to our source, Masaba’s personal assistant, Alhaji Mutairu Salawudeen Bello confirmed his death saying: “With gratitude to Allah (SWT), we announce the death of Alhaji Abubakar Bello Masaba this afternoon. He was 93 years of age. He died after a brief illness. The Janaza prayer and interment is slated for tomorrow (sunday) by 10am. 

While revealing the death of the his boss around 2pm on Saturday, Bello disclosed that the Scholar knew his time was up and was prepared. 

Bello added: ” Baba has told us that his time is up. He told me personally during his last moment that he has completed his divine assignment and was ready to meet his creator. 

“He told us to remain dedicated to the cause of Islam and warned us all not to deviate from his teachings on righteousness, piety and total submission to the will of Allah. 

He warned us to shun adultery but to marry our women because it is ‘hallal’ before Allah. 

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