Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau is the National Chairman Jama’atul Izalatul Bid’ah Wa Iqamatul Sunnah (JIBWIS) Nigeria. He became the Public Relations Officer (P.R.O) of the organization, at age of 19, in his home state of Taraba. He was appointed chief Imam of Daubeli Juma’ah mosque of Yola North. His dedication to work enabled him to become a member of JIBWIS National Executive Committee, National Preaching Class and Chairman Launching Committee. Bala Lau became the Deputy National Chairman after the demise of Sheikh Abubakar Ikara. All along, Bala Lau has never relaxed in his struggles and advocacy for personal economic emancipation and self-reliance among Muslims.
Among his achievements are the establishments of Manara Foundation; Sunnah T.V; Families in Difficult Circumstances Fund; Organization of International Conference of all Ahlis Sunnah; Manara T.V and Radio; Manara Scratch Card; the JIBWIS Printing Press and JIBWIS Tertiary Institution under construction at Kaduna, in Kaduna state.