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Abū Bakr b. Muḥammad al-Hādī Koyaro
(315 words)

d. 1999


Deputy imam of Jenne and principal of the Khālid b. al-Walīd Islamic School.


1. Hadiyyat al-bashar fī ’l-qarn al-khāmis ʿashar

The work is divided into five sections:

(i) the author’s poem Rāʾiyyat al-wuṣūl (see below); (ii) “Religion is a necessity”; (iii) al-Qurʾān al-karīm; (iv) “Islam and Youth”; (v) History of Jenne. The history section begins with reference to a lecture by Sayyida Makī Untūsh al-Amrīkiyya [i.e Susan Keech Macintosh] and continues with a long Q. mīmiyya on the ʿulamāʾ of Jenne. These include a c…

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“Abū Bakr b. Muḥammad al-Hādī Koyaro”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 30 May 2020 <>
First published online: 2016

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