Biography Intro: Mohammed Bello Abubakar is a Nigerian known for having stirred up controversy in his hometown Bida, Niger State due to his extensive polygamy, and for being outspoken, he was charged under Sharia law and sent to prison in 2008 for refusing divorcing 82 of his wives.
Islam limits the number of wives a Muslim man can have to four, mandating they must all treated equally. He married 120 wives, divorced 10, and fathered 203 children. At the time of his death in 2017, some of his wives were believed to be pregnant.
NAME: Muhammadu Bello Abubahkar Masaba Bida
DATE OF BIRTH: 28 January 1924
Died: 28 January 2017
PLACE OF BIRTH: Bida, Niger State
CHILDREN: He fathered 203 children in his lifetime
WHAT HE IS FAMOUS For: Mohammed Bello Abubakar is famous for marrying numerous wives (120 wives), and having over 200 children.