He is an Ibadan-born Islamic Scholar, with Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Sharia (Islamic) Law since 1989 from Al-Imam Mohammed Bin Saudi Islamic University, Riyadh- Saudi Arabia.
Having worked for many years with local and international schools and organizations, his expertise in knowledge and capacity development is unprecedented. He is a trainer; he has mentored significant number of scholars to date.
Alfa Akuru has been the Chief Imam of Arisekola Central Mosque, Iwo Road, Ibadan since 1999 till date. Noted for his commitment, he has been representing Oyo state in the Supreme council for sharia in Nigeria for about 15 years.
This jury of the Sharia court, Oja-Oba Central Mosque, Ibadan also has vast experience of over 30 years on haji operations.