Who is Professor Qaasim Badmaasi
He was born on 22nd July, 1956, in Ibadan, Oyo state.He attended Anglican Primary School at Apasan village. He later lived with and learnt recitation of the noble Qur’an, Arabic and Islamic Studies from from a notable Scholar Alhaajj Zakariyyau Badmaasi Eleduwe. In 1961, he enrolled in Al- Munawwarah Arabic school, Aremo Lanase, Ibadan, and successfully obtained Ali’daadiyyah (JSS) in 1968 with Excellent. From 1968 – 1972, he serve as a Arabic Teacher in Madrasati Buduril Islam, Idi Aro Ibadan.
In 1972, he attended Arabic training centre, Agege, Lagos, to pursuit his studies
And he successfully completed the Taojehiyyah (SSiii) with excellent. He returned to Ibadan to become Arabic Teacher in Islamic Preaching School Olorunsogo, Ibadan in 1977.
Professor Qaasim later gained admission into Imam bn Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where he graduated from Imam University- Faculty of Arabic Language Riyadh, with B.A.Arabic Language and Literature in 1983 and returned to Nigeria for his NYSC.
By the grace of God, he did his postgraduate studies at Imam University- Faculty of Arabic Language Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where successfully complete his Master of arts in 1990, and also Ph. D. Degree in 1998, both in Arabic Syntax and Morphology and returned to Nigeria. Since then, Professor Qaasim sacrificed his time and energy to promote education, and thought many students.
– He served as Director of Examination Dept in the College Of Higher education and Islamic Sciences, Ilorin.
– And also served as Head of Department of Arabic Language and Secretary of College Board.
– Coordinator of Postgraduate Programme In Department of Languages (Arabic Unit), School of Postgraduate, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin 2015 to date.
Professor Qaasim had supervised various Masters Dissertations and handling now supervision for both Masters and Ph.D. Thesis, and also serves as External Examiner for (M.A. Arabic Language) final Degree Examination, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State 2015 -2018. External Examiner for Postgraduate programmes (both M.A .Degree & Ph.D. Degree) for Arabic Language and Literature, in the Department of French, Portuguese and Arabic Language and Literatures, College of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences .Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin 2015/2016 to date.
External Examiner for Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Arabic, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, 2014.
He attended various National and International Conferences, and published articles in many journals of knowledge.
Professor Qaasim is blessed with Wives and successful Children. He has successfully tutored and trained countless distance children, dawah workers, Scholars in the line of Quran and Pure Sunnah and Academician.
Today in Nigeria and in international world, he is one of the Islamic Scholars that have always been in consultation and continue to be reckoned with whenever any aspect of issues of Islam.
May Allah Almighty continue to strengthen and bless Sheikh (Prof) Qaasim Badmaasi and preserve him and his likes for the Ummah of Islam and other Academic World and make his progeny more successful than him. May he grant him a happy ending. Aameen.