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Ādam b. ʿAbd Allāh (or ʿAbd al-Bāqī) b. Ḥabīb Allāh b. ʿAbd Allāh al-Ilūrī
(2,290 words)

b. 1917, d. 4 May 1992.

Sources

Bidmus (1972) 203-7, 233 ff.; Nasiru (1977), 157 ff.; Abubakre (1980), passim; Aghākā (1980), 137-51; Hunwick (1987); Farias (1988); Reichmuth (1989, 1990); Reichmuth (1991), 358-65, 415-36.

Biography

Born in Wasa (near Djougou, Republic of Benin) to a Yoruba scholar from Ọmọda, Balogun Ajikobi Ward, Ilorin, who had married a daughter of the ruler of the town. He studied in Ilorin, in Ibadan under Sh. Ṣāliḥ Esinniobiwa, a student of Yūsuf Agbaji (q.v.), and Sh. ʿUmar Agbaji (q.v.), and in Lagos, where h…

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“Ādam b. ʿAbd Allāh (or ʿAbd al-Bāqī) b. Ḥabīb Allāh b. ʿAbd Allāh al-Ilūrī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 19 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20012_3_3>
First published online: 2016



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