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Dāwūd b. Aḥmad al-Tijānī b. ʿAbd al-Qādir b. Dhī ’L-Qarnayn b. Nūḥ Adekilekun
(836 words)

b. 1942.

Sources

Bidmus (1972), 160, 237; interview 29/11/84; Abubakre (1994), 15 f., 22 f.

Biography

Born in He Imale, Ede, descendant of the first Chief Imam of the town, Alfa Nūḥ Adekilekun (d. 1902), whose son Dhū ’l-Qarnayn (d. 1935) was the first indigenous Alfa tafsīr, Dāwūd studied under his uncles. They also initiated him into the Tjāniyya, and he has remained an active Tijānī ever since. After further education and early teaching employment, he studied at the University of Ibadan where he…

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“Dāwūd b. Aḥmad al-Tijānī b. ʿAbd al-Qādir b. Dhī ’L-Qarnayn b. Nūḥ Adekilekun”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 20 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20012_4_6>
First published online: 2016



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