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Student Mentor

Dr. Dauda Abubakar

Dr. Dauda Abubakar has a PhD in Anthropology with special interest on Islam in West Africa and holds a position of student mentor at the Zakat Foundation Institute (ZFI). He is currently affiliated to the University of Jos, Nigeria as a senior lecturer. He has for many years participated in different research projects. Abubakar has interest in the practice of Zakat in Nigeria and has published several articles in journals and contributed chapters in books on Zakat and on Muslim-Christian relations in Nigeria. His recent book is titled: “They love us because we give them Zakat: the distribution of wealth and the making of social relations in northern Nigeria” published in 2020 by Brill. Abubakar is currently involved in a project on the practice of Zakat in contemporary world under the Muslim Philanthropic Initiative, Indiana University.