Aḥmadu Lobbo, His Descendants And Followers
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Aḥmad b. Muḥammad Būbū b. Abī Bakr b. Saʿīd al-Fullānī

A certain Muḥammad b. ʿAlī al-Walātī wrote a manāqib of Sh. Aḥmad Lobbo entitled Fatḥ Aḥmad fī dhikr shayʾ min akhlāq shaykhinā Aḥmad. Partial photocopy with ʿAlī w. Sīdī, head of Cultural Mission, Timbuktu. See also MS.Timbuktu (CEDRAB), 2039: letter of Muḥammad Dadab al-muḥtasib to amīr al-muʾminīn Aḥmad b. Muḥammad concerning what to do about people of Sansanding who tried to hide their wealth by sending it to Timbuktu, with reply by ʿAlī b. Ibrāhīm on behalf of amīr al-muʾminīn (1 f.).

His son Aḥmad b. Aḥmad b. Muḥammad Lobbo

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“Aḥmadu Lobbo, His Descendants And Followers”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 23 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_40005_2>
First published online: 2016



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