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AbdulRazzaq A. Alaro

Professor of Islamic Law, University of Ilorin

Prof. Abdul-Razzaq Abdul-Majeed Alaro, is a Shariah expert, a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, and an internationally certified arbitrator, ACIArb, MCIArb (United Kingdom) and CIAE (Dubai). His area of specialization is Islamic Financial Transactions, with emphasis on banking, insurance and capital market, and has published in reputable peer-reviewed journals across the world.

Currently, he is Professor of Islamic Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Nigeria, where he has been teaching for over a decade Islamic Law of Contract, Islamic Property Law, Islamic Company Law, Islamic Medical Law & Ethics and Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh). In addition, Prof Alaro is a member of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Financial Regulation Advisory Council of Experts, and the National Insurance Commission’s Takaful Advisory Council. He has also served as advisor/consultant to the Debt Management Office, Securities & Exchange Commission and National Pension Commission, among others.


  • –present
    Professor of Islamic Law, University of Ilorin