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Muḥammad Sambo b. Abī Bakr
(80 words)

d. 1970.

Sources

Thaqāfa, 307, 359.

Biography

He was a teacher at Kano Law School, then chief qāḍī of Gwandu, and finally wālī of Gwandu. He was also a Tijānī leader.

Works

1. Dīwān.

See Thaqāfa, 307.

2. Q. lāmiyya: Man li-dhī ʿaynin nafā ʿanhu layālī * Ladhdhat al-nawmi lahu ṭayf al-khayālī.

Verses on zuhd written in 1941. Publ. 31 vv.in Thaqāfa, 360-1.

3. Tanbīh al-umma ʿalā ittikhādh al-ḥirfa.

Simply attributed to Muḥammad Sambo.

MS: Sokoto (WJC), 7/5.

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“Muḥammad Sambo b. Abī Bakr”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 24 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20006_3_9>
First published online: 2016



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