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Abdullahi Abdi

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Sheikh Abdullahi Abdi is Chairman of the National Muslim Leaders Forum, CEO of Northern Aid, and Chairman of the National Governing Council for the New Partnership for Africa’s Development in Kenya. Abdi is one of the most prominent advocates for Muslims and human rights in Kenya. He has been a vocal supporter of the 2010 Kenyan constitution, which included provisions allowing Muslim litigants to press civil cases in Kadhis (religious law) courts.