Prof. Sani Umar Musa is a lecturer and a religious scholar at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto-Nigeria. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Arabic at the University of Sokoto, Master Degree from International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan and a Doctorate Degree from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria (with Linguistics and Lexicography as area of specialization).
He has held several academic and administrative positions within and outside the University. He attended both local and international conferences, seminars and workshops in Turkey, Algeria, Libya, Niger, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Pakistan etc. He is also a member of several Non-Governmental Organisations such as Nigeria Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS), Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria, and Jama’atul Muslimeen Foundation (proprietor Asma’u Girls Islamic College, Sokoto and Khalil Fodiyo Islamic Academy, Sokoto).