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Akib ibn Usaid

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Subject: Abu Fuhayra, Sahabah, Rabi'ah ibn al-Harith, Abu Sufyan ibn al-Harith, Sa`ad ibn ar-Rabi`
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Akib ibn Usaid

Akib ibn Usaid, a sahaba of Muhammad, was the first governor of Mecca. It was the first permanent civil appointment made in Islam. Akib took charge of his duties as governor of Mecca in January 630.

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  • Restatement of History of Islam and Muslims

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